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ISBN-10: 0385344074

ISBN-13: 9780385344074

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pat Conroy

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List price: $24.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Donald Patrick Conroy's pen name is Pat Conroy. He was born on October 26, 1945, in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from The Citadel in 1967 with B.A. in English. He later used his experiences at the strict school in his book, The Lords of Discipline (1980), which was nominated for the Robert Kennedy Book Award in 1981. After teaching high school at his alma mater, he accepted a job teaching disadvantaged black children in a two-room schoolhouse on Daufuskie Island off the South Carolina coast. Many of the children were illiterate, unable even to write their own names. He taught them using oral history and geography lessons. His experience on Daufuskie Island formed the basis for his first…