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The Great Santini / Pat Conroy.

Conroy, Pat (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453203941 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 145320394X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Open Road Media : 2010.

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The moving portrait of a son's struggle to escape the iron fist of his volatile military father. Marine Colonel Bull Meecham commands his home like a soldiers' barracks. Cold and controlling but also loving, Bull has complicated relationships with each member of his family - in particular, his eldest son, Ben. Though he desperately seeks his father's approval, Ben is determined to break out from the Colonel's shadow. With guidance from teachers at his new school, he strives to find the courage to stand up to his father once and for all. Inspired by Conroy's own relationship with his father, The Great Santini is a captivating and unflinching portrayal of modern family life and a moving story of a son becoming a man.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Fighter pilots > Fiction.
Marines > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Electronic books.

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