This event is hosted by Dorchester County Summerville Branch Library - George H Seago, Jr Library. Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt will discuss best-selling author Pat Conroy’s lifelong love of books and libraries—focusing on the roles public libraries, school libraries, and Pat's own personal library played in his writing life.
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Pat Conroy (1945–2016) wrote that “the poets of the world occupy a place of high honor in my city of books.” Conroy Center executive director Jonathan Haupt and Pat’s brother Tim, a poet and retired educator, explore Pat’s lifelong relationship with poetry as a reader, as a self-described failed poet, and as a writer who found a creative outlet...