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South of Broad

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Pat Conroy

Narrated By: Mark Deakins

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: August 2009

Duration: 20 hours 4 minutes

Summary:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage (The Washington Post) by the celebrated author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered and shadowed by tragedy. Lonely and adrift, he searches for something to sustain him and finds it among a tightly knit group of outsiders. Surviving marriages happy and troubled, unrequited loves and unspoken longings, hard-won successes and devastating breakdowns, as well as Charleston, South Carolina's dark legacy of racism and class divisions, these friends will endure until a final test forces them to face something none of them are prepared for. Spanning two turbulent decades, South of Broad is Pat Conroy at his finest: a masterpiece from a great American writer whose passion for life and language knows no bounds. Praise for South of Broad Vintage Pat Conroy . . . a big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage. The Washington Post Conroy remains a magician of the page. The New York Times Book Review Richly imagined . . . These characters are gallant in the grand old-fashioned sense, devoted to one another and to home. That siren song of place has never sounded so sweet. New Orleans Times-Picayune A lavish, no-holds-barred performance. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A lovely, often thrilling story. The Dallas Morning News A pleasure to read . . . a must for Conroy's fans. Associated Press From the Hardcover edition.

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  • Ann Passarelli

    I loved part 1, then it all fell apart for me. A lot of exposition and drama with no build up or reason, and flimsy characters

  • Anonymous

    There was so much tragedy in so many of the characters in this book, it was hard to keep track of or figure out who had the saddest story.