The Great Santini Summary
Pat Conroy

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The Great Santini Summary

"The Great Santini" is a semi-autobiographical novel by Pat Conroy which details the experiences of the Meecham family, particularly Ben Meecham, and his father Bull Meecham, a Marine Corps fighter pilot in 1962.

When the novel begins, Lieutenant Colonel Wilbur "Bull" Meecham heads home to the United States to collect his family (wife Lillian, sons Ben and Matt, and daughters Mary Anne and Karen) to bring them to Ravenel Air Base near Charleston, South...

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