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The Great Santini | [Pat Conroy]

The Great Santini

Step into the powerhouse life of Bull Meecham. He's all Marine -- fighter pilot, king of the clouds, and absolute ruler of his family. Lillian is his wife -- beautiful, southern-bred, with a core of velvet steel. Without her cool head, her kids would be in real trouble. Ben is the oldest, a born athlete whose best never satisfies the big man. Ben's got to stand up, even fight back, against a father who doesn't give in -- not to his men, not to his wife, and certainly not to his son.
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Step into the powerhouse life of Bull Meecham. He's all Marine -- fighter pilot, king of the clouds, and absolute ruler of his family. Lillian is his wife -- beautiful, southern-bred, with a core of velvet steel. Without her cool head, her kids would be in real trouble. Ben is the oldest, a born athlete whose best never satisfies the big man. Ben's got to stand up, even fight back, against a father who doesn't give in -- not to his men, not to his wife, and certainly not to his son. Bull Meecham is undoubtedly Pat Conroy's most explosive character -- a man you should hate, but a man you will love.

©1976 Pat Conroy; (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    sjohn Meridian, MS, United States 06-09-11
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    "3.5 stars. 4 for the book, 3 for the narration."

    I think that I was spoiled by Frank Muller's narration of Conroy's other books that I listened to first. I just didn't find this narrator quite as captivating. Still a worthwhile listen! Pat Conroy is a great favorite of mine.

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