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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (5 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Pat Conroy Narrator: Dan John Miller Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The island is nearly deserted, haunting, beautiful. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw island, America is a world away. For years the people here lived proudly from the sea, but now its waters are not safe. Waste from industry threatens their very existence - unless, somehow, they can learn a new life. But they will learn nothing without someone to teach them, and their school has no teacher....

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kelly | 6/18/2012

    " Useful. Nice not to hae to carry a dozen different books on the trip. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Joan | 5/10/2011

    " Got this on Kindle as we were touring the Intracoastal Waterway from Jacksonville, FL, to Charleston, SC. A memoir of Conroy's one year teaching experience on Daefuskey Island, SC, at a two-room school of all Negro children, where he taught grades 4 - 8. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Cheryl | 4/24/2011

    " This book is a MUST for any one in the education field. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Marianne | 4/8/2011

    " This is the book on which the movie "Conrack" was based. A wonderful, heartwarming story, and I believe semi-autobiographical. "

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