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Pat Conroy
BornDonald Patrick Conroy
October 26, 1945(1945-10-26)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
DiedMarch 4, 2016(2016-03-04) (aged 70)
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
GenresLiterary fiction
Notable work(s)The 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.