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Our prince of scribes : writers remember Pat Conroy

Author: Nicole A Seitz; Jonathan Haupt; Barbra Streisand; Cassandra King
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Writer Pat Conroy passed away in 2016 at age 70. He was the author of The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides, and Beach Music, among other works. Several of his books have been made into movies starring actors including Robert Duvall, Barbra Streisand, and Jon Voight. This book collects in one volume seventy entries from people who all knew a different facet of Pat Conroy: writers, poets,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Pat Conroy; Pat Conroy
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole A Seitz; Jonathan Haupt; Barbra Streisand; Cassandra King
ISBN: 9780820354484 0820354481
OCLC Number: 1030907280
Description: xiv, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: A Boy, a girl, and a train / Alexia Jones Helsley --
Best all around / Stephanie Austin Edwards --
Pat Conroy's first novelist and final homecoming / David Lauderdale --
The Brutal truth of it, liberated at last / Bernie Schein --
Wearing the ring / Scott Graber --
One cadet's lamentations / John Warley --
Golden / Valerie Sayers --
Pat Conroy, my teacher and my friend / Sallie Ann Robinson --
When Pat Conroy slept on our sofa --
Dottie Ashley --
My private Conroy / Josephine Humphreys --
My painting life with Pat Conroy / Wendell Minor --
Being Ben Meecham, loving Pat Conroy / Michael O'Keefe --
A few corrections: some edited memories of Pat / Jonathan Galassi --
The eternal protagonist / Terry Kay --
Raised by a son of Santini / Melissa Conroy --
The endurance of love / Maggie Schein --
Old men and young bucks / Steve Oney --
In walked Conrack / Nikky Finney --
In the Dom Rep with Conrack / Cliff Graubart --
Conroy redux / Anne Rivers Siddons --
A recipe for tall tales / Nathalie Dupree --
An angel to watch over me / Cynthia Graubart --
Pointing at Pat Conroy's house / William Walsh --
What i miss most / Jonathan Carroll --
When Pat Conroy came to stay / Ryder Carroll --
Doing what it takes to keep this dying friendship alive / Mark Childress --
The relationship we never had / Janis Ian --
My hero / Kathy L. Murphy --
Goodnight, sweet prince / Alex Sanders --
Sea island magic / Lawrence S. Rowland --
A rare kind of generosity / Ashley Warlick --
The great yes / Tim Conroy --
The great Conroy: an homage to a southern literary giant and a prince of a guy / Rick Bragg --
Pat's choice / Connie May Fowler --
To catch a thief / William A. Balk Jr. --
An invitation into his world / Judy Goldman --
Santini's son was more heroic than tragic / Andy Marlette --
Pat Conroy and telephone noir / Teresa Miller --
Farewell to Pat Conroy, whose words made him the sexiest man alive / Kathleen Parker --
Pat Conroy's not-so-secret love affair / Walter Edgar --
A lowcountry love / Mary Alice Monroe --
One day's lesson / John Connor Cleveland --
Knowing Pat through Jack / Jonathan Sanchez --
Free uncontinental breakfast / George Singleton --
To Know the author and the man / Sandra Brown --
A name to remember / Nicole Seitz --
He was mine, he was all of ours / Sean A. Scapellato --
The ring of friendship / Lynn Seldon --
Pat's gift / Michael Morris --
Somebody else's luck / Katherine Clark --
A scene with Pat Conroy / Sonny Brewer --
That's so Conroy / Margaret Evans --
Missing Conroy / Ron Rash --
Remembering the storyteller / Teresa K. Weaver --
Coinblaze and starwater in the letters of Pat Conroy / Catherine Seltzer --
A circle lit in holy light / Bren McClain --
Great love and a poet's heart / Marjory Wentworth --
Sublimely Conroy / Patti Callahan Henry --
Catering the funeral of Beaufort's favorite eulogist / Debbi Covington --
Riding the Literary Thermals with Pat Conroy / John Lane --
The world is wider than the water it holds / Anthony Grooms --
On the wings of the incoming tide / Ellen Malphrus --
The extended hand / Mark Powell --
He kept his word for the sake of ours / Mary Hood --
Shared blessings, shared sorrows / Cassandra King Conroy.
Responsibility: edited by Nicole Seitz and Jonathan Haupt ; foreword by Barbra Streisand ; afterword by Cassandra King Conroy.

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New York Times best-selling writer Pat Conroy inspired a worldwide legion of devoted fans, but none are more loyal than the many writers he nurtured. In sharing their stories of Conroy, his fellow  Read more...

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