Tag Archives: Pat Conroy

A Lowcountry Heart by Pat Conroy

A Lowcountry Heart, Reflections on a Writing Life by Pat Conroy; 2016; $25.00; 300 pages; Nan A. Talese, New York, NY; 978-0-385-53086-6;purchased through smileamazon.com; 11/23/16-11/27/16 Why did I read this?  Because Pat Conroy is the man, and always will be the man as far as I am concerned.  He is the author who has shared a […]

Pat Conroy, A Critical Companion by Landon C. Burns

Pat Conroy, A Critical Companion by Landon C. Burns; 1996; 195 pages; Greenwood Press; Westport, CT; 0-313-29419-4; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 3/18/16-3/22/16 Why did I read this?  With the passing of Pat Conroy on March 4 I wanted to read something about him.  This book examines his books from The Boo to Prince of Tides.  There […]

Conversations with the Conroys, Interviews with Pat Conroy and his Family by Walter Edgar

Conversations with the CONROYS, Interviews with Pat Conroy and His Family by Walter Edgar; 2015; 96 pages; University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC; checked out from Portland State University Library through the Interlibrary Loan Program; 3/26/16-3/27/16 Why did I read this?  With the death of Pat Conroy on March 4th, I wanted to read some thing […]

A certain kinship

Understanding Pat Conroy by Catherine Seltzer; 2015; $21.95; 137 pages; University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; 978-1-61117-546-2; purchased from Amazon.com; 5/7/15-5/8/15 Why did I read this?  Because ever since I read Great Santini (many times) I have been a fan of Pat Conroy.  I have read and reread most of his books and after reading this […]

from Mental Floss to the last paragraph

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green; 2012; $17.99; 318 pages; Dutton Books, New York, NY; 978-0-525-47881-2; YA Fiction; purchased from Multnomah County Library Title Wave Used Bookstore; 4/10/14-4/14/14 Hazel has been fighting cancer for several years and watching her support group change as others pass on and new diagnosis join the group.  One day […]

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