Pat Conroy

Pat  Conroy

Pat Conroy (1945–2016) wrote The Boo, The Water Is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, Beach Music, The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes of My Life, My Lost Season, South of Broad, My Reading Life, and The Death of Santini, among other works. This is an excerpt from the Paperback edition.