THE DEATH OF SANTINI: The Story of a Father and His Son.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Doubleday, (2013). First edition - The second book focused on Conroy's relationship with his father. The first - The Great Santini - brought Conroy acclaim, but also caused a rift in his family. "As the oldest of seven children who were dragged from military base to military base across the South, Pat bore witness to the often cruel and violent behavior of his father, Marine Corps fighter pilot Donald Patrick Conroy." But this memoir shows how "even the oldest of wounds can heal. In the final years of Don Conroys life, the Santini unexpectedly refocused his ire to defend his sons honor." 336 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.
Book ID: 81117
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