Paperback: 779 pages
Publisher: Black Swan; New edition edition (1 Sep 1996)
Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.4 x 4.4 cm
Product DescriptionBy the author of “Prince of Tides”. This book tells of a family haunted by dark memories that reach back into the terrors of the Holocaust. Jack McCall is taken on a journey that encompasses the past and present in both Europe and the American South.From the Back CoverWith the spectacular worldwide success of his unforgettable novel The Prince of Tides, Pat Conroy established himself as a major international writer. He now returns with Beach Music, the powerful story of a family haunted by memories that reach back into a troubled past.Jack McCall, an American living in Rome with his young daughter, is trying to find peace after the recent trauma of his wife’s suicide. But his search for solitude is disturbed by his sister-in-law, and by two schoolfriends who want his help in tracking down another classmate who went underground as a Vietnam protestor and never resurfaced. As Jack begins a journey that encompasses the past and the present in both Europe and the American South, he also begins a quest that will lead him to shocking and ultimately liberating truths.About the AuthorPat Conroy
Pat Conroy’s first novel, The Water is Wide, was filmed as ‘Conrack’, starring Jon Voigt, and came out of his time as a schoolteacher on a black island in South Carolina. Pat Conroy grew up on Marine bases around the American South and The Great Santini is based on his family life with his father and was made into a memorable film starring Robert Duvall. He eventually went to The Citadel Military school in Charleston, an experience that led to his remarkable novel, The Lords of Discipline, which was also made into a film. His international bestselling novel, The Prince of Tides, was made into a film starring Barbra Streisand. His latest novel is Beach Music. Pat Conroy lives in San Francisco.Buy Online: http://astore.amazon.com/annduniriwri-20/detail/B0006QE05Y
~ by Annette Julia Dunlea on 04/12/2010.
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The National Council of The Blind, Ireland