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Conroy, Pat

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Works: 187 works in 1,024 publications in 22 languages and 45,869 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  College stories  Drama  Historical fiction  Film adaptations  War stories  War fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PS3553.O5198,
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The prince of tides by Pat Conroy( Book )
176 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 5,202 libraries worldwide
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 the family into which they were born. Set in New York City and the low country of South Carolina, the novel opens when Tom, a high school football coach whose marriage and career are crumbling, flies from South Carolina to New York after learning of his twin sister's suicide attempt. Savannah is one of the most gifted poets of her generation, and both the cadenced beauty of her art and the jumbled cries of her illness are clues to the too-long-hidden story of her wounded family. In the paneled offices and luxurious restaurants of New York City, Tom and Susan Lowenstein, Savannah's psychiatrist, unravel a history of violence, abandonment, commitment, and love. And Tom realizes that trying to save his sister is perhaps his last chance to save himself. With passion and a rare gift of language, the author moves from present to past, tracing the amazing history of the Wingos from World War II through the final days of the war in Vietnam and into the 1980's, drawing a rich range of characters: the lovable, crazy Mr. Fruit, who for decades has wordlessly directed traffic at the same intersection in the southern town of Colleton; Reese Newbury, the ruthless, patrician land speculator who threatens the Wingos' only secure worldly possession, Melrose Island; Herbert Woodruff, Susan Lowensteins's husband a world-famous violinist; Tolitha Wingo, Savannah's mentor and eccentric grandmother, the first real feminist in the Wingo family
Beach music by Pat Conroy( Book )
112 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 4,459 libraries worldwide
Jack McCall, a writer who moved to Rome to flee his family, returns to South Carolina where his mother is dying and makes peace with them, including Jewish in-laws he couldn't stand and who blamed him for his wife's suicide
South of Broad : a novel by Pat Conroy( Book )
59 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 4,224 libraries worldwide
Leopold Bloom King, the narrator, is the son of an amiable, loving father who teaches science at the local high school. His mother, an ex-nun, is the high school principal and a well-known Joyce scholar. After Leo's older brother commits suicide at the age of thirteen, the family struggles with the shattering effects of his death. Eventually he becomes part of a tightly knit group of high school seniors that includes friends Sheba and Trevor Poe, glamorous twins with an alcoholic mother and a prison-escapee father; hardscrabble mountain runaways Niles and Starla Whitehead; socialite Molly Huger and her boyfriend, Chadworth Rutledge X; and an ever-widening circle whose liaisons will ripple across two decades-from 1960s counterculture through the dawn of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy( Book )
67 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,783 libraries worldwide
Marine pilot Bull Meecham's stern and unyielding personality challenges his southern-bred gentle wife and his top athlete son to stand up and fight back against the hard knocks of life
The lords of discipline by Pat Conroy( Book )
48 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,716 libraries worldwide
Will McLean is asked to protect the first black cadet at the Carolina Military Institute from "The Ten," a secret society dedicated to eliminating those it deems unfit
The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy( file )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
Spanning 40 years, it is the story of Tom Wingo, his gifted and troubled twin sister Savannah, and the dark and violent past of the extraordinary family in which they were born.--
South of Broad by Pat Conroy( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
Leopold Bloom King, our narrator, is the son of an amiable, loving father who teaches science at the local high school. His mother, an ex-nun, is the high school principal and a well-known Joyce scholar. After Leo's older brother commits suicide at the age of thirteen, the family struggles with the shattering effects of his death. Eventually he becomes part of a tightly knit group of high school seniors that includes friends Sheba and Trevor Poe, glamorous twins with an alcoholic mother and a prison-escapee father; hardscrabble mountain runaways Niles and Starla Whitehead; socialite Molly Huger and her boyfriend, Chadworth Rutledge X; and an ever-widening circle whose liaisons will ripple across two decades-from 1960s counterculture through the dawn of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s
The lords of discipline by Pat Conroy( Sound Recording )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,458 libraries worldwide
This powerful and breathtaking novel is the story of four cadets who have become bloodbrothers. Together they will encounter the hell of hazing and the rabid, raunchy and dangerously secretive atmosphere of an arrogant and proud military institute. They will experience the violence. The passion. The rage. The friendship. The loyalty. The betrayal. Together, they will brace themselves for the brutal transition to manhood, and one will not survive
Beach music by Pat Conroy( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
An American living in Rome with his daughter is trying to recover from the recent trauma of his wife's suicide, but his sister-in-law wants him to return home, and two school friends want him to help track down a classmate
The prince of tides by Barbra Streisand( visu )
45 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Nolte is a disillusioned Southern coach who must reveal his tortured childhood in order to help his troubled sister. Streisand is the determined psychiatrist who battles his resentment and rage in search of the truth. It is about the healing powers of love in liberating us from the scars of the past
The water is wide by Pat Conroy( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
The island is nearly deserted, haunting, beautiful. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw Island, America is a world away. For years the people here lived proudly from the sea, but now its waters are not safe. Waste from industry threatens their very existence, unless, somehow, they can learn a new life. But they will learn nothing without someone to teach them, and their school has no teacher
The great Santini by Pat Conroy( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Explores the relationship between a career military officer and his family
The water is wide by Pat Conroy( Book )
15 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina, but for the handful of families of Yamacraw Island, America is a world away
Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The story of the tempestuous romance between Rhett Butler and Scarlet O'Hara is set amid the drama of the Civil War
The Boo by Pat Conroy( Book )
22 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 libraries worldwide
The Boo, Lt. Colonel Nugent Courvoisie, became a symbol of The Citadel to a generation of cadets. He was assistant commandant, part analyst, part confessor, part detective, part father ... and all soldier
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Bill Meechum is one of nature's hard cases, an ace marine fighter pilot so adept at his lethal trade that they call him The Great Santini. But now it's peacetime, 1962. More at home playing 'top gun' in the cockpit than playing father in his own living room, he's become that most useless of all figures: a warrior without a war. Based on Pat Conroy's best-selling autobiographical novel, Meechum's battleground is the family home, with his objective to mold his oldest son in his own rigid image
Why we write about ourselves : twenty memoirists on why they expose themselves (and others) in the name of literature ( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"What moves memoirists to make their most personal stories public? In Why We Write About Ourselves, twenty of America's most successful memoirists answer this question -- and share the nuts and bolts of how they do it. Exploring such issues as the reliability of memory, the ethics of disclosure, and how to protect others' privacy without self-censoring, these bestselling memoirists reveal what keeps them going during the tough times and what they love most -- and least -- about revealing themselves in print"--
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Set against the sweeping panoply of Napoleons invasion of Russia, "War and Peace" is often considered the greatest novel ever written. This complete and unabridged edition features a new Introduction by Pat Conroy. Revised reissue
The Wavedancer benefit a tribute to Frank Muller by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Grisham reads an excerpt from his book The summons; Straub reads an episode from Black house, the book he co-authored with Stephen King; King reads the short story The revenge of Lardass Hogan; Conroy chats about the art of writing
Corridor of shame the neglect of South Carolina's rural schools ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
"Featuring parents, students, teachers, administrators and superintendents from the plaintiff districts in the education equity case of Abbeville vs. State of South Carolina, with appearances by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley and others"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Conroy, Donald Patrick.
Conroy, Donald Patrick 1945-
Conroy, Donald Patrick 1945-2016
Conroy, Pat
Conroy, Pat 1945-
Konrojs, Pets
Pat Conroy Amerikaans honkballer
Pat Conroy amerikai író
Pat Conroy écrivain américain
Pat Conroy Schriftsteller
Pat Conroy scrittore statunitense
Пат Конрой
Пэт Конрой
קונרוי, פט 1945-
پت کونروی بازیکن بیسبال و نویسنده آمریکایی
コンロイ, パット
Languages
English (585)
French (54)
German (45)
Spanish (31)
Italian (25)
Polish (19)
Danish (18)
Finnish (12)
Dutch (6)
Croatian (4)
Korean (4)
Hungarian (4)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Hebrew (3)
Russian (3)
Czech (2)
Serbian (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Indonesian (1)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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