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Download South of Broad doc ☆ 514 pages Ö ❴Epub❵ ➜ South of Broad Author Pat Conroy – Gwairsoft.co.uk The one and only Pat Conroy returns with a big sprawling novel that is at once a love letter to Charleston and to lifelong friendshipAgainst the sumptuous backdrop of Charleston South Carolina South o The one aFamily struggles with the shattering effects of his death and Leo lonely and isolated searches for something to sustain him Eventually he finds his answer when he becomes part of a tightly knit group of high school seniors that includes friends Sheba and Trevor Poe glamorous twins with an alcoholic mother and a prison escapee father hardscrabble mountain runaways Niles and Starla Whitehead socialite Molly Huger and her boyfriend Chadworth Rutledge X and an ever widening circle whose liaisons will ripple across two decades fr I am 29% into this book no page numbers on the kindlea little disconcerting Not loving it so far The dialogue is really bugging me Do people really talk like this Is anyone else out there reading this right now and finding it irritating I am compelled to keep going because I want to see where it is going but if the witty banter keeps up I am going to have to give up These are the oddest caricatures of Southern folk I have read in a long time Maybe I am from too far north and west of the Mason Dixon line to know people who would help these characters ring true to meI have given up for now I just could not take the dialogue any The clever characters wore me out

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The one and only Pat Conroy returns with a big sprawling novel that is at once a love letter to Charleston and to lifelong friendshipAgainst the sumptuous backdrop of Charleston South Carolina South of Broad gathers a uniue cast of sinners and saints South of EpubLeopold Bloom King our narrator is the son of an amiable loving father who teaches science at the local high school His mother an ex nun is the high school principal and a well known Joyce scholar After Leo's older brother commits suicide at the age of thirteen the Sorry Pat but I'm abandoning this novel at 25 percent Conroy has a lot of Southern charm but this isn't his best work The dialogue was too contrived and I wasn't invested in the characters I did like the Charleston setting and the Bloomsday references but I hit a wall and decided I need to move on Conroy has such a big heart that I feel a bit guilty for not finishing but my pile of unread books is just too large to linger here I'll circle back and read of his novels in the future

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South of BroadOm s counterculture through the dawn of the AIDS crisis in the s The ties among them endure for years surviving marriages happy and troubled unreuited loves and unspoken longings hard won successes and devastating breakdowns and Charleston's dark legacy of racism and class divisions But the final test of friendship that brings them to San Francisco is something no one is prepared for South of Broad is Pat Conroy at his finest a long awaited work from a great American writer whose passion for life and language knows no bounds Can we add a shelf for wouldn't waste my time finishing this I made it about halfway trying to talk myself into finishing it Finally I couldn't take the horrid lame dialog character mix and plotting This paragraph spoken by Sheba Poe famous sex goddess movie star trying to find her disappeared brother about sums it up; Full page column Tomorrow morning Herb's going to tell the story of the famous actress and her high school friends from Charleston who've come to hunt for her brother dying of AIDS He loved the angle of Ike and Betty being black Fraser and Molly being society broads Niles being an orphan and Leo being a brother columnist We cheer but Niles is clearly miffed Why did you have to tell him I'm an orphan Gag Wrong on so many levels And this is only a very small sample of the wretchedness This is the worst thing I've read in agesI've never been to the south; I can only hope that this is just bad writing and that southerners do not truly speak and think as this novel portrays I don't think it's really in uestion bad writing