I finally had my great epic Summer Read, and I have to share. This book hit me over the head with ALL THE EMOTIONS. It holds all the features of my ideal story – set in the American South and New York City, an in-depth family saga with both plot heavy and character-driven story arcs, dark mysteries, characters grappling with issues of gender, class, marriage, education, good and evil, religion…it’s all there in this book. I laughed until my stomach hurt, I ugly-cried, I gasped out loud.
Intrigued? Let’s discuss this tome, The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy