Pat Conroy

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Pat Conroy
BornDonald Patrick Conroy
(1945-10-26)October 26, 1945
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
DiedMarch 4, 2016(2016-03-04) (aged 70)
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
GenreLiterary fiction
Notable worksThe Water Is Wide
The Great Santini
The Lords of Discipline
The Prince of Tides
Pat Conroy & Tom Poland 2013

Pat Conroy (October 26, 1945 – March 4, 2016) was an American author. He has written several famous novels and memoirs. Two of his novels, The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, were made into movies that were nominated for Academy Awards. He was known as a leading writer of late-20th century Southern literature.[1]

Conroy died on March 4, 2016 from pancreatic cancer in Beaufort, South Carolina. He was aged 70.

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  1. Folks, Jeffrey J.; Perkins, James A. (1997). Southern Writers at Century's End. University Press of Kentucky. p. 1. ISBN 9780813130972. Retrieved May 31, 2013.