The Water Is Wide Summary
Pat Conroy

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The Water Is Wide Summary

The Water is Wide is the story of Pat Conroy's experiences teaching for two years on the island of Yamacraw off the South Carolina coast. Pat documents his challenges not only with the underserved children living there but also with the administrators hired to educate them and elevate their lives.

In 1969, Pat Conroy waits to hear of his acceptance into the Peace Corps and hoping not to hear from the draft...

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