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The Lords of Discipline Audiobook

The Lords of Discipline

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Publisher's Summary

This powerful and breathtaking novel is the story of four cadets who have become bloodbrothers. Together they will encounter the hell of hazing and the rabid, raunchy, and dangerously secretive atmosphere of an arrogant and proud military institute. They will experience the violence. The passion. The rage. The friendship. The loyalty. The betrayal. Together, they will brace themselves for the brutal transition to manhood... and one will not survive.

With all the dramatic brilliance he brought to The Great Santini, Pat Conroy sweeps you into the turbulent world of these four friends - and draws you deep into the heart of his rebellious hero, Will McLean, an outsider forging his personal code of honor, who falls in love with a whimsical beauty... and who undergoes a transition more remarkable then he ever imagined possible.

©2002 Pat Conroy (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Reading Pat Conroy is like watching Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel." (Houston Chronicle)

The Lords of Discipline is, simply, an American classic." (Larry King)

What Members Say

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    KATIE GILMORE 04-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing!"

    A classic! Pat conroy is verbose but always worth it! Mastery of the English language! And amazing story and character development

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    MICHAEL SIMBULAN 03-17-16
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    "Great story, Great storytelling"

    I read this book several years ago, and enjoyed it more the second time through. The performance of Dan Miller was excellent, and appropriate for the story setting. He did an excellent job of portraying each character and bringing the words to life. RIP Pat Conroy.

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    bodyboarder310 03-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "My Favorite Audiobook"

    Well narrated and hands down the best audio book I've ever listened to!!! You won't be disappointed!

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    David C. 01-20-16
    David C. 01-20-16
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    "GREAT"

    LOVED IT! As usual Conroy is slightly melodramatic but only in the best way possible

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    Shallan M. Little Indiana 10-29-15
    Shallan M. Little Indiana 10-29-15 Member Since 2011

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    "Pat Conroy at his finest"

    He wears the ring. The simplicity of that first line is so difficult to define that the words become complex and undefinable.

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    J. Dionne 09-29-15
    J. Dionne 09-29-15 Member Since 2015

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    "One of my favorite novels... but not as audiobook"

    love this book, read it at least 10x... as an audiobook i Just wanted him to get to the point already. Great performance.

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    Michele 09-16-15
    Michele 09-16-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great listen!"

    not much for military stories but the human. element overrode that part of the story. the integration aspect was interesting.

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    Babe Free 09-14-15
    Babe Free 09-14-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Every Conroy book becomes my favorite. excellent"

    words can't describe how good this book is. all Conroy books are the best. memorable

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    Casey 09-13-15
    Casey 09-13-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Very average book with exceptional narrartion"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The Do-Gooder quality of the characters


    Would you ever listen to anything by Pat Conroy again?

    Not likey


    Have you listened to any of Dan John Miller’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not, however I have to say this has been one of the best narrated books I have heard. He is very versatile in his voices and a dynamic reader. It was the narration that kept me engaged. 5 out of 5


    Could you see The Lords of Discipline being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Unfortunately yes


    Any additional comments?

    The characters are very one dimensional and the story surrounds the cliche liberal minded soul stuck in a conservative world.

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    Daniel Cascaddan 07-22-15

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    "All-time best"

    I have been a life-long, avid reader. And this is one of my three or four favorite novels, of the many hundreds I have read. I am glad that nearly thirty years after the first time I read it, I chose to listen to it again.

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