South of Broad (Kobo eBook)

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage” (*The Washington Post*) by the celebrated author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini
 
Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered—and shadowed—by tragedy. Lonely and adrift, he searches for something to sustain him and finds it among a tightly knit group of outsiders. Surviving marriages happy and troubled, unrequited loves and unspoken longings, hard-won successes and devastating breakdowns, as well as Charleston, South Carolina’s dark legacy of racism and class divisions, these friends will endure until a final test forces them to face something none of them are prepared for.
 
Spanning two turbulent decades, South of Broad is Pat Conroy at his finest: a masterpiece from a great American writer whose passion for life and language knows no bounds.
 
Praise for South of Broad
 
“Vintage Pat Conroy . . . a big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage.”**—*The Washington Post***
 
“Conroy remains a magician of the page.”**—*The New York Times Book Review***
 
“Richly imagined . . . These characters are gallant in the grand old-fashioned sense, devoted to one another and to home. That siren song of place has never sounded so sweet.”**—New Orleans Times-Picayune**
 
“A lavish, no-holds-barred performance.”**—*The Atlanta Journal-Constitution***
 
“A lovely, often thrilling story.”**—*The Dallas Morning News***
 
“A pleasure to read . . . a must for Conroy’s fans.”**—Associated Press**

From the Hardcover edition.