The Death of Santini

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See also The Great Santini (film)
The Death of Santini
Author Pat Conroy
Country United States
Language English
Genre Autobiography, non-fiction, memoir
Publisher Random House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Preceded by The Great Santini

The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son is a 2013 memoir written by Pat Conroy.[1] It complements the 1976 novel The Great Santini which was adapted into a 1979 film of the same name.[2]


Conroy writes a memoir of his love/hate relationship with his father, his father's abuse, and the transient life of the families of our military personnel.