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Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | 5 months ago

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There's Don Conroy, his father, a much-decorated Marine fighter pilot nicknamed "The Great Santini." He had a volatile temper and terrorized his children, particularly Pat, his oldest. "I hated my father long before I knew there was a word for hate,"

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Charleston :: SC :: USA | 5 months ago

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Author Pat Conroy is scheduled to sign his latest book in Charleston. The noted author is slated to sign his book "The Death of Santini" on Saturday at Blue Bicycle Books in downtown Charleston...It's the nearest signing to Conroy's home in Beaufort

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Miami :: FL :: USA | 5 months ago

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Memoir Pat Conroy's harsh blood ties This is why they created novels. Because for writers tortured by wretched familial memories, fiction assuages the unbearable stuff. Because in a memoir, bitter recollections spill out like viscera from an open

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Beirut :: Lebanon | 6 months ago

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The Story of a Father and His Son (Nan A. Talese), by Pat Conroy Any fan of Pat Conroy's work already knows a lot about his dad. The abusive, self-proclaimed Great Santini achieved added notoriety when he was portrayed by Robert Duvall in the movie

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Columbia :: SC :: USA | 6 months ago

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Talese/Doubleday 337 pages, $27.95 Conroy will discuss The Death of Santini as part of the Salon@615 series at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Hume-Fogg Academic High School Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. "I've been writing the

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Columbia :: SC :: USA | 6 months ago

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Famed South Carolina author Pat Conroy is judging an essay writing contest for high school juniors and seniors. The students are being asked to write about how they think the state of South Carolina could be improved. The first round was held earlier

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Nashville :: ME :: USA | 7 months ago

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In 1989, Tom Clancy ruled the best-seller list, Anne Tyler's Breathing Lessons won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses made a household word of fatwa...Hell, that was something you did with a pile of sticks, so you

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 8 months ago

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Elizabeth Gilbert spent enough years as a memoir writer, and had so much success, that even her admirers forget that she started out in fiction. "For all intents and purposes, whatever I did before 'Eat, Pray, Love' doesn't exist," Gilbert said

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Newcastle :: Australia | 9 months ago

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Pat Conroy won yesterday's rank-and-file vote as a candidate for the safe Labor seat of Charlton, south of Newcastle, securing 57 primary votes out of 90. The former deputy chief of staff to Mr Combet will face Liberal candidate Kevin Baker, as well

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Lima :: Peru | 9 months ago

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Pessl's prize-winning debut novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics , was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review . Tuesday, Oct. 22 Donna Tartt Donna Tartt will discuss her book The Goldfinch . Monday,

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