A Lowcountry Heart

A Lowcountry Heart

Reflections on A Writing Life

Book - 2016
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Contains "a new nonfiction collection of letters, interviews, and magazine articles spanning Conroy's long literary career, supplemented by touching pieces from the beloved author's many friends. A Lowcountry Heart collects some of Conroy's most charming pieces of short nonfiction, many of them addressed directly to his readers with his habitual greeting, "Hey, Out There." Ranging across diverse subjects such as favorite recent reads, the challenge of getting motivated to exercise, and processing the loss of dearly missed friends, Conroy's lighthearted and eminently memorable pieces offer a unique window into the life of a true titan of Southern writing. In addition, A Lowcountry Heart also includes some of Conroy's most beloved speeches and interviews, a touching letter to his grandson, and a beautiful introduction from his widow, the novelist Cassandra King. Finally, the collection turns to remembrances of The Great Conroy, as he is lovingly titled by friends, including his eulogy."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385530866
0385530862
Branch Call Number: 818 Co
Characteristics: xiv, 300 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm

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