Book #23082

The Water is Wide - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Pat Conroy
The Water is Wide - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Pat Conroy.
The Water is Wide - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xiv], 306 pages
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972.
ISBN: 039513644X

A Fine first printing of the first edition in about Fine dust-jacket with minor edgewear and tanning, signed by author Pat Conroy directly on the title page. Previous owners gift inscription to back end-paper.

Pat Conroy's second book in which the author draws from his experiences as a teacher on South Carolina's Daufuskie Island Basis for the 1974 film "Conrack," starring Jon Voight The book won Conroy the Humanitarian Award.

Price: $730.00

Author Bio

Pat Conroy

Pat Conroy, born October 26, 1945 as the first of seven children of a young career military officer from Chicago and a Southern beauty from Alabama, is a New York Times bestselling author who has written 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.

Conroy currently lives in Beaufort, South Carolina with his wife Cassandra King, author of four popular novels.

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