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Synopsis:

The island is nearly deserted, haunting, beautiful. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw island, America is a world away. For years the people here lived proudly from the sea, but now its waters are not safe. Waste from industry threatens their very existence ? unless, somehow, they can learn a new life. But they will learn nothing without someone to teach them, and their school has no teacher.

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Based on the author's experiences teaching for two years on the island of Yamacraw off the South Carolina coast, "The Water Is Wide" is the basis for the feature film "Conrack," starring John Voight.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441815101
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
General
Read by:
Miller, Dan John
Performed by:
Miller, Dan John
Author:
Conroy, Pat
Subject:
Educators
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography-Educators
Edition Description:
Library
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.30x.60 in. .5 lbs.
Media Run Time:
608

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Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781441815101 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The island is nearly deserted, haunting, beautiful. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw island, America is a world away. For years the people here lived proudly from the sea, but now its waters are not safe. Waste from industry threatens their very existence ? unless, somehow, they can learn a new life. But they will learn nothing without someone to teach them, and their school has no teacher.
"Synopsis" by , Based on the author's experiences teaching for two years on the island of Yamacraw off the South Carolina coast, "The Water Is Wide" is the basis for the feature film "Conrack," starring John Voight.
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