The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

Pat Conroy


The island is sort of abandoned, haunting, attractive. throughout a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. yet for the handful of households on Yamacraw island, the US is an international away. For years the folk the following lived proudly from the ocean, yet now its waters aren't secure. Waste from threatens their very existence–unless, one way or the other, they could study a brand new lifestyles. yet they're going to study not anything with no an individual to educate them, and their university has no teacher.

Here is PAT CONROY’S remarkable drama in response to his personal experience–the real tale of a guy who gave a yr of his existence to an island and the hot lifestyles its humans gave him.

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