The Prince of Tides (Mass Market Paperbound)
Bantam Books, 9780553268881, 672pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 1987
Filled with the vanishing beauty of the South Carolina Low Country as well as the dusty glitter of New York City, The Prince of Tides is Pat Conroy at his very best.
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Praise For The Prince of Tides…
"A masterpiece than can compare with Steinbeck's East Of Eden... Some books make you laugh; some make you cry; some make you think. The Prince Of Tides is a rarity: It does all three."—Detroit Free Press
"A big sprawling saga of a novel, the kind Steinbeck used to write, the kind John Irving keeps writing, the kind you can hole up with and spend some days with and put down feeling that you've emerged from a terrible, wonderful spell."—San Francisco Chronicle
"A brilliant novel that ultimately affirms life, hope and the belief that one's future need not be contaminated by a monstrous past."—Chicago Tribune
"A seductive narrative, told with bravado, flourishes, portentous foreshadowing, sardonic humor and eloquent turns of phrase...For sheer storytelling finesse, Conroy will have few rivals."—Publishers Weekly
“Reading Pat Conroy is like watching Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel.”—Houston Chronicle
“This is a powerful book. . . . Conroy is a master of language.”—Atlanta-Journal Constitution
“A literary gem . . . The Prince of Tides is in the best tradition of novel writing. It is an engrossing story of unforgettable characters.”—Pittsburgh Press