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Carole MurphyFlorida

He is the only writer whose book endings make me cry, wanting the book to go on forever. "A Lowcountry Heart" has done the same.


Sat, Dec 31, 2016 09:22 am 83732 Email Remove
Celestia LongNorth Carolina

Pat is the only author I ever wanted to own every book he wrote. Currently ordered The Boo and reading A LowCountry Heart from our local library. I want to get a pen and paper and write down the names of all authors he mentions.
I loved the way Pat did not churn out books. Each book was like that perfect piece of sea glass you find on occasion. The stories came from his soul. I hope you will find a way to finish the few he speaks of "still in me". May God richly bless you this season as I know the first holiday season is difficult. Last weekend I sang Christmas in Heaven and today as I sing it again, I will certainly think of Pat.


Tue, Dec 6, 2016 14:27 pm 83731 Email Remove
Teever HandalColorado Springs, CO

Just about to finish A Low Country Heart. When I started reading the book I was let down that it was not one of his novels with drama, humor, and poetry. Then as I got into the book, I realized I was in a 1-on-1 conversation with Pat filled with drama, humor, and poetry. Now as I near the end of the book, I have the same feeling that I have had with every Conroy book - I don't want it to end.


Mon, Dec 5, 2016 10:07 am 83730 Email Remove
Cynthia Lees-SmithAustralia

Vale Pat Conroy, author, poet and dream catcher.
Thank you and bless you for your wonderful books that have enriched so many lives, not the least of them mine. 1945-forever ...


Thu, Aug 25, 2016 13:53 pm 83727 Email Remove
Lisa WestNorth Carolina

Am I mistaken or is the deathbed scene between John
Hardin and his mother in Beach Music - shoving morphine
pills down her throat that she can't swallow - duplicated
in The Death of Santini with Carol and Don?


Thu, Jul 21, 2016 15:35 pm 83724 Email Remove
Eric RobertsNewtown, PA, USA

I'm so thankful I was able to meet and chat with Pat last October at his birthday celebration. He was so warm and engaging when he really didn't have to be...it was natural for him to talk with another service brat. We have lost a national treasure on the order of Mr. Hemingway. I hope his family will be able to publish the book he was working on about his high school teaching days. If anything like "The Water is Wide" it will be quite a hoot! God bless Pat...and his family.


Mon, Jun 27, 2016 09:57 am 83722 Email Remove
John RobertsonToowoomba Qld Australia

The first book of Pat Conroy I read was Beach Music .It was a recommendation of a United Airlines attendant as I checked-in in Atlanta.I was astounded by the book's story and the powerful language of the writer.It is a rare privilege when beauty of the words overpower story theme.So much so you are compelled to re-read words for their own beauty. When one finds such an author ,I read all the published works. I developed a appreciation of Pat Conroy's talent. Sure themes covered the Army ,the teacher the South in education ,sporting coach.The complex difficulties of a "Southener " in New York. The Southern stories that concluded in South of Broard. My search for the latest revealed sad news.USA has lost a great talent .


Sun, Jun 19, 2016 00:41 am 83721 Email Remove
Jon SierputowskiSimpsonville, SC

I started Lords of Discipline on May 15th and since then I have been hooked by Mr. Conroy's books. I have finished Lords of Discipline, South of Broad, and My Losing Season and hope to finish his collection by the end of summer. I only wish I learned of his books sooner and had the chance to meet this amazing writer. The way Mr. Conroy writes is like no other and I can't get enough of his characters, events, and emotion.


Sat, Jun 11, 2016 07:17 am 83720 Email Remove
Tracy HobsonLos Gatos, CA

I just finished South of Broad this evening, and had never been to this site before. The book may be my all time fave and I was emotionally raw at its ending. Naturally when the page came up on my tablet, I just let out a cry and more tears came to know that so recently we lost this national treasure of a man. Kinda gives new meaning to the old cliche, all the good ones are taken. The characters in this last novel were so rich and flawed, beautifully human, especially Leo, a man I dream of meeting still, even though I related to all the major ladies in the book to one degree more or less, Molly, Fraser, Sheba and Starla. And I loved that he brought my home area into it, SF, city by the bay. Thanks Pat. God bless.


Wed, Jun 8, 2016 01:10 am 83719 Email Remove
Reply to webmaster Please come to Pat's Facebook; the new Pat Conroy Literary Center which will be announced soon. Come and support us!
Carol StephensBluffton, SC

From a long time fan and fellow Marine brat.


Sun, Jun 5, 2016 16:15 pm 83718 Email Remove
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