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The Great Santini

by Pat Conroy

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London - Collins, 1977 A smart first edition of Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical novel The Great Santini. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper. The novel explores main character Ben Meecham's growth into manhood, his experiences playing basketball for his high school, as well as his friendships with a Jewish classmate and an African-American farmer. The novel exposes the love-hate relationship between Ben and his father, and the lengths Ben goes to in an effort to win his father's acceptance and love. Condition: In original cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally,cloth is generally smart, with some very minor rubbing and marks tothe spine. Dustwrapper is sound with only some sunning. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINEwith a FINE dustwrapper.. First edition.. Hardcover.

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  • Bookseller: Rooke Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 037430
  • Title: The Great Santini
  • Author: Pat Conroy
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Jacket condition: Dust Jacket Included
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London - Collins
  • Date published: 1977


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