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The Lords of Discipline, (Signed): Conroy, Pat The Lords of Discipline, (Signed): Conroy, Pat

The Lords of Discipline, (Signed)

Conroy, Pat

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1980
ISBN 10: 0395294622 / ISBN 13: 9780395294628
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Title: The Lords of Discipline, (Signed)

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Second Printing

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499 pages. Second printing, number sequence starts with "2". Signed by the author on the front free end paper. Book protected in new mylar. No Dust jacket. Binding has some light fading. Book is tight and square. No previous owner's names, just signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 001528

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Synopsis: This powerful and breathtaking novel is the story of four cadets who have become bloodbrothers. Together they will encounter the hell of hazing and the rabid, raunchy and dangerously secretive atmosphere of an arrogant and proud military institute. They will experience the violence. The passion. The rage. The friendship. The loyalty. The betrayal. Together, they will brace themselves for the brutal transition to manhood... and one will not survive. With all the dramatic brilliance he brought to The Great Santini, Pat Conroy sweeps you into the turbulent world of these four friends - and draws you deep into the heart of his rebellious hero, Will McLean, an outsider forging his personal code of honor, who falls in love with a whimsical beauty... and who undergoes a transition more remarkable then he ever imagined possible.

From the Publisher: A novel you will never forget...

This powerful and breathtaking novel is the story of four cadets who have become bloodbrothers. Together they will encounter the hell of hazing and the rabid, raunchy and dangerously secretive atmosphere of an arrogant and proud military institute. They will experience the violence. The passion. The rage. The friendship. The loyalty. The betrayal. Together, they will brace themselves for the brutal transition to manhood... and one will not survive.

With all the dramatic brilliance he brought to The Great Santini, Pat Conroy sweeps you into the turbulent world of these four friends -- and draws you deep into the heart of his rebellious hero, Will McLean, an outsider forging his personal code of honor, who falls in love with a whimsical beauty... and who undergoes a transition more remarkable then he ever imagined possible.

"Gripping, grueling... superb." -- Playboy

"A work of enormous power, passion, humor, and wisdom. It sweeps the reader along on a great tide of honest, throbbing emotion. It is the work of a writer with a large, brave heart." -- Jonathan Yardley, Washington Star

"God preserve Pat Conroy." -- Boston Globe

"Seldom have I encountered an author who puts words together so well -- reading Conroy is like watching Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel." -- Sam Fletcher, Houston Post

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