A Reader's Guide to Unfamiliar Literature
Browse Authors by Last Name A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
username password

Forgot username or password? Not a member yet? Registration is free.

A Good Place To Start

TitleVotes 
The Lords of Discipline 3
The Prince of Tides 1
Beach Music 1

A Bad Place To Start

TitleVotes 
The Boo 2
The Water is Wide 1

Genres

add genre

Categorization is odious. There is tremendous overlap among genres. These pigeonholes are offered only as a convenience.

Pat Conroy (1945 - )

added by Beachlover2003

Comments

post a new comment

Please consider recommending where to begin reading this author, or where not to. A few words about your experiences reading this author and why you make the recommendations you do will be helpful to other users. If you are the author or have studied this author extensively, please say so.

SqueakyChu November 17th, 2006 08:48 AM PST

It is so hard to pick a starting point for this author because all of his books are so incredibly good. The only one I haven't read is The Boo because I can't find a copy of it anywhere. The one I'd have to choose is The Lords of Discipline because I was so profoundly moved by its contents. The runner-up would be The Great Santini because it is a book with resonance.

carmine September 7th, 2007 06:54 AM PST

I read all his books....How much of the Lords of Discipline was true:
- Was there a group of 10
- Did one of his best friends jump in front of a train?

judygreeneyes September 19th, 2010 12:33 AM PST

My first exposure to Pat Conroy was a very long time ago, when I saw the movie based on "The Water is Wide", in which Conroy is played by Jon Voight. My favorite book is Beach Music, followed by The Prince of Tides. I haven't read one I didn't like.

editor August 2nd, 2011 07:42 AM PST

From DebbiesIdea editor: I'm afraid I accidentally removed one or two comments from this page this morning, while attempting to delete appx 1,000 messages left overnight by a robot/program that hacked into the system. If I deleted your post, please forgive me and post again! Thank you for your patience.
Ellen

Biography

No biography of this author has yet been posted. Please consider entering a brief biography here. You can Google this author by clicking here.

add biography