New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Tall 8vo (9 1/2" x 6 5/8"" x 1 3/8"), blue quarter cloth with lgold ettering on spine over blue boards, archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped: price $28.95) depicting a leather jacket on a porch chair as the sun sets, 338 pages +  A Note About the Author / A Note on the Type. Weight: 1 lb. 10 oz. Fine / Very Fine. Item #7093
Donald Patrick "Pat" Conroy (1945 – 2016) was an American author who wrote several acclaimed novels and memoirs. Two of his novels, The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, were made into Oscar-nominated films. He is recognized as a leading figure of late-20th century Southern literature.
In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved author and his father--the inspiration for The Great Santini--find some common ground after family struggle and discord.
SUPERIOR CONDITION internally & externally! Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. No remainder marks.