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Pat Conroy, graceful and powerful novelist, burst on to the literary scene with his first novel The Great Santini in 1976. A novel so strong and memorable that “Santini” has become part of the lexicon.

Mr. Conroy can excite, he can make you laugh through tears, and when he chooses he can poetically describe his roots in landscapes that make you want to clip and paste on your refrigerator. With the publication of The Prince of Tides he was launched as an internationally known writer being translated into more than a score of languages. Mr. Conroy is without doubt America’s favorite storyteller, a writer who portrays the anguished truth of the human heart and the painful secrets of families in richly lyrical prose and unforgettable narratives. Mr. Conroy resides in Fripp Island, South Carolina with his wife, novelist Cassandra King.

Prince of Tides In his most brilliant and powerful novel, Pat Conroy tells the story of Tom Wingo, his twin sister, Savannah, and the dark and violent past of his family into which he was born.
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Prince of Tides
 
Thomas Wolfe This is the first and only edition of Thomas Wolfe by Pat Conroy. Published in an edition of 250 numbered and signed copies, it is signed by Conroy and Barry Moser who has drawn and engraving of Thomas Wolfe with Pat Conroy. 
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Thomas Wolfe
 
The Boo

In 1961, Lt. Colonel Nugent Courvoisie accepted the job as assistant commandant of cadets at The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina. During the next seven years, The Boo, as the cadets called him, was in charge of meting out punishment to those young men accused of… 
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The Boo  
The Water is Wide “Someone told me about Yamacraw, said they needed a teacher, that the teacher who had been there thirty-nine years was quitting, and they couldn’t get anyone else. This looked like the perfect opportunity for me to…
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The Water is Wide
 
The Great Santini With this novel, Pat Conroy takes us into the family life of a fighter pilot. Bull Meecham is the epitome of the Marine officer — as tough a disciplinarian at home as at the base. Rebellion, or even difference of opinion, is not tolerated. Objections are met with the statement…
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The Great Santini
 
The Lords of Discipline The Lords of Discipline is a novel about coming of age, brotherhood, betrayal, and a man’s forging of his own personal code of honor. The scene is the venerable Carolina Military Institute in Charleston, in the fall of 1966. The first black cadet has been…
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The Lords of Discipline
 
Beach Music Beach Music is about Jack McCall, an American living in Rome with his young daughter, trying to find peace after the recent trauma of his wife’s suicide. But his solitude is disturbed by the appearance of…
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Beach Music
 
My Losing Season In My Losing Season, Conroy takes the reader through his last year playing basketball, as point guard and captain of The Citadel Bulldogs, flashing back constantly to the drama of his coming of age, presenting all the…
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My Losing Season
 

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