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    DescriptionIn this powerful, mesmerizing, and acclaimed bestseller, Pat Conroy sweeps us into the turbulent world of four young men--friends, cadets, and blood brothers--and their days of hazing, heartbreak, pride, betrayal, and, ultimately, humanity. We go deep into the heart of the novel's hero, Will McLean, a rebellious outsider with his own personal code of honor who is battling into manhood the hard way. Immersed in a poignant love affair with a haunting beauty, Will must boldly confront the terrifying injustice of a corrupt institution as he struggles to expose a mysterious group known as "The Ten." Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more. RandomHouseReadersCircle.com


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    Title
    The Lords of Discipline
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pat Conroy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780553381566
    ISBN 10: 0553381563
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    DC22: 813/.54
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/SCAROL
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC classification: PS3553.O5198 L6 2006
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.3.7.0.0
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Random House Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Dial Press
    Publication date
    26 March 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Pat Conroy is the bestselling author of "The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, Beach Music, "and "My Losing Season." He lives in Fripp Island, South Carolina.
    Review quote
    "If you are reading another book when you begin "The Lords of Discipline, " prepare to set it aside."--"The Denver Post" "Reading Pat Conroy is like watching Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel."--"Houston Chronicle" ""The Lords Of Discipline" is, simply, an American classic."--"Larry King" "A work of enormous power, passion, humor, and wisdom [that] sweeps the reader along on a great tide of honest, throbbing emotion."--"The Washington Star " "Few novelists write as well, and none as beautifully."--"Lexington Herald-Leader "
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    In this powerful, mesmerizing, and highly acclaimed bestseller, PAT CONROY sweeps us into the turbulent world of four young men-friends, cadets, and blood brothers-and their days of hazing, heartbreak, pride, betrayal, and, ultimately, humanity. We go deeply into the heart of the novel's hero, Will McLean, a rebellious outsider with his own personal code of honor, who is battling into manhood the hard way. Immersed in a poignant love affair with a haunting beauty, Will must boldly confront the terrifying injustice of a corrupt institution as he struggles to expose a mysterious group known as "The Ten."