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The Water is Wide

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The island is nearly deserted. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw Island, America is a world ... Show synopsis

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  • 3. Paperback, Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group), 1988

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Reviews of The Water is Wide

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Julie W

wonderful

by Julie W on Feb 5, 2013

Excellent service, prompt, and always in great condition. More

Kimberly  H

good book

by Kimberly H on Aug 5, 2010

I truly enjoyed the book. Every educator should read this book and understand what some teachers go through to make sure every child has an opportunity to learn. It has motivated me to do more for my students. More

TheWhiteRock

A Teacher's Education

by TheWhiteRock on Aug 3, 2009

Picture a lush, unspoiled island more than two miles off the shore of South Carolina, largely ignored by the world, inhabited by descendants of freed slaves. Roads are unpaved, oxcarts still in use. In the late 1960?s a young, idealistic, white teacher, reared in the segregated south, eager to ... More

sd6161

Teaching Children

by sd6161 on Sep 10, 2007

Pat Conroy takes reader's on an emotional journey as a young, white teacher who navigates an unrivaled segregated educational system in the deep south. Behind the story hangs a veil over the ever present, multi-layered civil rights movement of the then recent 1960's. The most powerful aspect of Conroy ... More

CamOlympiakos

A beautiful book...

by CamOlympiakos on Aug 15, 2007

Are you an educator who has lost your drive for teaching? A southerner who has been removed from your birthplace? Or do you just love books? The Water is Wide is a glimpse into the public education system in South Carolina in the late sixties and early seventies, as told by Pat Conroy. A native of the ... More

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