The Prince of Tides. Pat Conroy.
The Prince of Tides
The Prince of Tides
The Prince of Tides
The Prince of Tides

The Prince of Tides

ISBN: 0395353009
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. "In his most brilliant and powerful novel, Pat Conroy tells the story of Tom Wingo, his twin sister, Savannah, and the dark and violent past of the family into which they were born. Set in New York City and the lowcountry of South Carolina, the novel opens when Tom, a high school football coach whose marriage and career are crumbling, flies from South Carolina to New York after learning of his twin sister's suicide attempt. Savannah is one of the most gifted poets of her generation, and both the cadenced beauty of her art and the jumbled cries of her illness are clues to the too-long-hidden story of her wounded family. In the paneled offices and luxurious restaurants of New York City, Tom and Susan Lowenstein, Savannah's psychiatrist, unravel a history of violence, abandonment, commitment, and love. And Tom realizes that trying to save his sister is perhaps his last chance to save himself." (from front flap) The acclaimed novel by Pat Conroy (1945-2016), the great American author, which was the basis of a popular film starring (& directed by) Barbara Streisand as Dr. Lowenstein & Nick Nolte as Tom Wingo. Hardcover in unclipped dust jacket, first edition, first printing as indicated by number sequence on copyright page. A disturbing, quintessentially American literary classic; & a highly desirable Conroy collectible. Book in very fine condition with only mild rubbing, scratching & a few very small scuff-marks at edges of text block; otherwise substantially mint inside & out. Dust jacket very fine with only the slightest wear & a few tiny bumps to edges & corners of front, back covers, spine & flaps. Very Fine / Very fine. [Item #3976]

Price: $75.00

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