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The prince of tides

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Published by Dial Press Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English



  • New York (N.Y.)


  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPat Conroy.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O5198 P7 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination679 p. ;
Number of Pages679
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3436739M
ISBN 100553381547
LC Control Number2005281884

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  The Prince of Tides is a novel about a dysfunctional family, living in South Carolina. It’s told, almost like a mystery. As an adult, the sister, Savannah, has tried to commit suicide (not for the first time) and the reader is led through the tales of her family’s troubled history as told from the perspective of her twin brother, Tom/5(K).   The first thing that comes to mind when I hear of Prince of Tides is Nick Nolte and Barbara Streisand. I saw the movie first and loved it. Then I read the book, loved it, and then saw the movie over and over again. It was powerful fiction-based-on . The Prince of Tides is the tale of the destruction wrought upon the lives of a family through denial, abuse and lies. The story begins with the earliest recollections of Tom Wingo about his mother's love of language and the beauty of the natural world around them. It has profound but different. Staff, TheBestNotes. "TheBestNotes on The Prince of Tides". Literary Elements • Setting • Character List • Conflict • Short Summary (Synopsis) • Themes • Mood • Pat Conroy - Biography • Literary / Historical Information Chapter Summaries with Notes / Analysis.

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  In writing The Prince of Tides Conroy attempts to come to terms with his childhood and with the realization that his mother may well have been the more powerful parent and the source behind the self-deception and family secrets that crippled her children. And yet he says in the novel, “In families there are no crimes beyond forgiveness.”/5(). View deals for Prince of Tides. Guests enjoy the beach locale. Fort Morgan Beach is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, and this apartment also features an indoor on: Dune Dr, Gulf Shores, AL The Prince of Tides Quotes Showing of “You get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little fucked up.”. About The Prince of Tides “A big, sprawling saga of a novel” (San Francisco Chronicle), this epic family drama is a masterwork by the revered author of The Great Conroy’s classic novel stings with honesty and resounds with drama. Spanning forty years, it’s the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted and troubled twin sister, Savannah, and their struggle to .