The Lords of Discipline (Enhanced Edition)
Score: 4.5
From 244 Ratings

The Lords of Discipline (Enhanced Edition)


  • Author: Pat Conroy
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 76124866 Bytes


A cadet encounters hazing and racism at an elite military academy in this novel from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Prince of Tides. As Will McLean begins his studies at the Carolina Military Institute, the American South is in turmoil over desegregation. An outsider to the harsh authoritarianism of the military, Will survives the school’s notorious freshman hazing, and avoids attention from its fabled and menacing secret society, the Ten.   But when he is asked to mentor the school’s first black student, Will is drawn into the intense racial politics—and the threat of violence—simmering beneath the surface.   Based on Conroy’s own military school experience and featuring his lush prose and richly drawn characte...

Anxious for Nothing
Score: 4.5
From 229 Ratings

Anxious for Nothing


  • Author: Max Lucado
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 4805730 Bytes


Does the uncertainty and chaos of life keep you up at night? Is irrational anxiety your constant companion? Let God help you win the war on worry and receive the lasting peace of Christ.We all encounter anxiety, but we don’t have to let worry and fear control our lives. Anxious for Nothing, from New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado, provides a roadmap for battling with and healing from anxiety. Anxious for Nothing invites readers to delve into Philippians 4:6-7—the most highlighted passage of any book on the planet according to Amazon—“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which tr...

The Lords of Discipline
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

The Lords of Discipline


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453203989


The Lords of Discipline Book Description :

A cadet encounters hazing and racism at an elite military academy in this novel from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Prince of Tides. As Will McLean begins his studies at the Carolina Military Institute, the American South is in turmoil over desegregation. An outsider to the harsh authoritarianism of the military, Will survives the school’s notorious freshman hazing, and avoids attention from its fabled and menacing secret society, the Ten. But when he is asked to mentor the school’s first black student, Will is drawn into the intense racial politics—and the threat of violence—simmering beneath the surface. Based on Conroy’s own military school experience and featuring his lush prose and richly drawn characters, The Lords ...

The Lords of Discipline
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

The Lords of Discipline


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Dial Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553381566


The Lords of Discipline Book Description :

Dramatically interweaves the themes of brotherhood and betrayal as senior cadet Will McLean courageously struggles to forge his own honor code and manhood in a regimented, venerable, but corrupt Southern military academy. Reprint....

The Lords of Discipline
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

The Lords of Discipline


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553271362


The Lords of Discipline Book Description :

Dramatically interweaves themes of brotherhood and betrayal as senior cadet, Will McLean, courageously struggles to forge his own honor code and manhood in a regimented, venerable, but corrupt Southern military academy...

The Great Santini

The Great Santini


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2010-08-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453203941


The Great Santini Book Description :

Pat Conroy’s New York Times–bestselling coming-of-age novel about a son’s struggle to escape the domineering expectations of his volatile military father. Marine Col. Bull Meecham commands his home like a soldiers’ barracks. Cold and controlling, but also loving, Bull has complicated relationships with each member of his family—in particular, his eldest son, Ben. A born athlete who desperately seeks his father’s approval, Ben is determined to break out from the colonel’s shadow. With guidance from teachers at his new school, he strives to find the courage to stand up to his father once and for all. Inspired by Pat Conroy’s own difficult relationship with his father, The Great Santini is a captivating and unflinching portrayal of moder...

The Pat Conroy Cookbook
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

The Pat Conroy Cookbook


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Knopf Group E-Books
  • Release Date : 2009-08-11
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385532853


The Pat Conroy Cookbook Book Description :

America’s favorite storyteller, Pat Conroy, is back with a unique cookbook that only he could conceive. Delighting us with tales of his passion for cooking and good food and the people, places, and great meals he has experienced, Conroy mixes them together with mouthwatering recipes from the Deep South and the world beyond. It all started thirty years ago with a chance purchase of The Escoffier Cookbook, an unlikely and daunting introduction for the beginner. But Conroy was more than up to the task. He set out with unwavering determination to learn the basics of French cooking—stocks and dough—and moved swiftly on to veal demi-glace and pâte brisée. With the help of his culinary accomplice, Suzanne Williamson Pollak, Conroy mastered the dishe...

The Boo
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

The Boo


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2010-11-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453206409


The Boo Book Description :

The #1 New York Times–bestselling author’s story about life at the Citadel in the 1960s, a profound exploration of what it means to be a man of honor. Lt. Col. Nugent Courvoisie, known to the cadets as “the Boo,” is an imposing and inspiring leader at the South Carolina military academy, the Citadel. A harsh disciplinarian but a compassionate mentor, he guides and inspires his young charges. Cadet Peter Cates is an anomaly. He is a gifted writer, a talented basketball player, and a good student, but his outward successes do little to impress his abusive father. The Boo takes Cates under his wing, but their bond is threatened when they’re forced to confront an act of violence on campus. Drawn from Pat Conroy’s own experiences as a student ...

Beach Music
Score: 4
From 43 Ratings

Beach Music


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Dial Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307804730


Beach Music Book Description :

An American expatriate in Rome unearths his family legacy in this sweeping novel by the acclaimed author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini A Southerner living abroad, Jack McCall is scarred by tragedy and betrayal. His desperate desire to find peace after his wife’s suicide draws him into a painful, intimate search for the one haunting secret in his family’s past that can heal his anguished heart. Spanning three generations and two continents, from the contemporary ruins of the American South to the ancient ruins of Rome, from the unutterable horrors of the Holocaust to the lingering trauma of Vietnam, Beach Music sings with life’s pain and glory. It is a novel of lyric intensity and searing truth, another masterpiece among Pat Conro...

The Death of Santini
Score: 3.5
From 28 Ratings

The Death of Santini


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Dial Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385530859


The Death of Santini Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. Pat Conroy’s great success as a writer has always been intimately linked with the exploration of his family history. 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. While the publication of The Great Santini brought Pat much acclaim, the rift it caused brought even more attention, fracturing an already battered family. But as Pat tenderly chronicles here, even the oldest of wounds can heal. In the final years of Don Conroy’s life, the Santini u...

The Prince of Tides
Score: 4
From 65 Ratings

The Prince of Tides


  • Author : Pat Conroy
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395353009


The Prince of Tides Book Description :

Interweaves the events of Tom Wingo's summer in New York and his relationship to Susan Lowenstein, his sister Savannah's beautiful psychiatrist and the complex history of the South Carolinian Wingo family, from World War II, through Vietnam...