By Pat Conroy
This new quantity of Pat Conroy’s nonfiction brings jointly probably the most captivating interviews, journal articles, speeches, and letters from his lengthy literary profession, a lot of them addressed on to his readers together with his ordinary greeting, “Hey, out there.” Ranging throughout various matters, reminiscent of favourite fresh reads, the problem of staying stimulated to workout, and processing the lack of pricey buddies, Conroy’s eminently memorable items provide a distinct window into the lifetime of a real titan of Southern writing.
With a stunning advent from his widow, novelist Cassandra King, A Lowcountry Heart additionally honors Conroy’s legacy and the innumerable lives he touched. ultimately, the gathering turns to remembrances of “The nice Conroy,” as he's lovingly titled via associates, and concludes with a eulogy. The inarguable energy of Conroy’s paintings resonates throughout A Lowcountry Heart, and his impact delivers to endure.
This relocating tribute is bound to be a loved souvenir for any actual Conroy fan and stay an enduring monument to 1 of the best-loved masters of latest American letters.
Praise for A Lowcountry Heart
“A attention-grabbing look at the brain of 1 of the South’s maximum authors . . . anything to recollect him by way of and cherish for years to come.”—The Clarion-Ledger
“Fans of Conroy . . . will delight in the opportunity to spend extra time with him during this sparkling valedictory to his existence and writing . . . Eloquent, folksy, and occasionally brutally honest.”—Publishers Weekly
“A relocating and correct tribute to a real Southern icon.”—The Florida Times-Union
“Elegant essays [that] won't disappoint.”—The Washington Post
“Resplendent . . . As constantly, his storytelling, observe selection and rhythm are attractive, nearly lyrical.”—USA Today
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