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The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy

The water is wide

This is a true account of his sojourn as a young teacher in a two room schoolhouse on an impoverished island off the lower South Carolina coast. Conroy's idealism and belief that right and wrong are the only thing that matters leads to him becoming a passionate advocate of the island children, and earns him the enmity of people who just want to I knew that this was a memoir but I didn't realize it was a memoir about one specific year in the author's life; 1969. I have also experienced how the rural South has changed maybe not for all and not as completely as it can, but largely due to visionaries like Pat Conroy who early on made that change the disparities are not as great and not as pervasive. He is appalled at the poor level of education and limited aspirations of his students due to the isolation of the fishing community and cycle of poverty. There are many great quotes in this book by the author.

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This book is a memoir. As long as blacks and whites remained apart - with the whites getting scholarships and the blacks getting jobs picking cotton and tomatoes, with the whites going to college and the blacks drinking Dr. Conroy obviously cares deeply for these children and is proud of his efforts, so this is an upbeat, funny and heart-warming book despite the frustrations of battling a discriminatory system. If you like romantic mysteries, Nora Roberts, Nicholas Sparks, etc. The surface definitely does not reveal all. He brings emotion, writing talent and anger to his story.

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The Water is Wide

The water is wide

Waste from industry threatens their very existence—unless, somehow, they can learn a new life. This is an inspiring, uplifting book and I am a better This was the first Pat Conroy book I read, and several years later, I had an opportunity to spend some time on Yamacraw, the island where he taught school. All whites, especially myself, were guilty of heinous, extraordinarily brutal crimes against humanity. On the Washington road trip, one of his students asks about the lines on the road, something Conroy, like all of us perhaps, takes for granted. Pat Conroy agreed to teach for a year on Yamacraw Island off the coast of South Carolina.

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Are you gonna believe that there's a possibility for that someone to be alive again? When tragedy struck, I was literally on the edge of my seat. I felt that Conroy's refusal to use books which the youngsters couldn't read anyway was creative in the end. This book will have you questioning time. Mostly it's his love and support of his students which shine the brightest. I lost mine 10 years ago, gosh as long ago now as I taught. Not all parts of history, especially in the south, are rosy.

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Andrew Lang found a variant verse in Ramsay's Tea Table Miscellany from a sixteenth-century song. Very well written and easy, relaxing read. He is shocked by the impact of the historical Conroy, a successful novelist, spent a year teaching on an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina. It improves what is at bottom a wonderful book. .

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The water is wide

Brown on this or any other point. Until he got kicked out for insubordination after one year as a teacher! And he does to some extent. Laughing, crying, sadness…this book is full of all kind of emotions and constant thrill. I like some of his stuff, despite his lunatic family 4. The Water Is Wide by Natalie Banks.

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He wrote this book What can I say? It's hard to put down! The way they met and fell in love, the few bumps in the road with her parents, the immense love they had for one another, Banks set the foundation for this story to grab hold of the reader and suck them in. I lost mine 10 years ago, gosh as long ago now as I taught. He has such a keen sense of description. This story had just the right amount of love and mystery and I finished it basically one sitting. Mainly because of not passing grades of their required and mandatory testing, many are not even in their age appropriate grade level. I think I may have enjoyed it more had I not listened to it on audiobook.

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The interspersed chapters kept up the suspense. I've been too attached with Sarah since I once loss someone so dear to me and I felt so helpless and I always experience meltdowns. My only regret in having read The Water is Wide is that I didn't read it before Mar. I don't know how I missed a Conroy book. Then I was grumbly when I had to turn it off for whatever reason and of course excited to start it back up when I could! It just might have been nice to know ahead of time that it may not have been a completely true account, though. It was a magical place, with sandy roads shaded by great oak trees dripping with spanish moss.

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James Taylor

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This was another outstanding book by Pat Conroy,he is a amazing storyteller. But, overall, the book held my attention enough that I read it in 2 sittings. It seemed he had just opened the world up for these children then had to leave. It's kids of Gullah dialect S. They did not feel the need for redemption, because they had already been redeemed. He found a group of 18 students who could not recite the alphabet, let alone read, could not count to 10, In 1969, Pat Conroy, a young idealistic teacher, accepted a position at a two room school house on an impoverished and isolated island off the coast of South Carolina. Originally I read this years ago and it was a quick reread.

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I love Pat Conroy's way with words. This is not his magnus opus- that would be my just finished Prince of Tides, but I enjoyed this just as much. He could not trace the melody before 1905. With unflagging determination and an unconventional style, the new teacher strives instead to inspire the children and involve the whole community in their education. The love story of Sarah Avery and her husband and love of her life Thomas.

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