Books Like The Water Is Wide by Pat Conroy | Suggested Reading

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In one sense, all of Conroy's works are related by place (coastal South Carolina), by dysfunctional families, and by their autobiographical elements.

The canon of Conroy's work reveals a family chronicle; the names of the characters may change from book to book, but the evolving psychological portraits taken as a whole portray Conroy's principal theme of the relationship of the alienated individual to family and society.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Water Is Wide from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.