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Novelist Pat Conroy returning to Augusta

World-famous writer Pat Conroy will be back in Augusta on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to autograph...was walking away, I heard Ms. Smith say, "Ms. Baez, this is Pat Conroy."Whoa! Stop me in my tracks! I didn't know then that Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/ramblin33/2009-09-11/novelist-pat
Conroy's 'South of Broad' gives Charleston key role

Author Pat Conroy will be in Augusta on Wednesday for a book signing in support of his...include South of Broad and may include one other title. ONLINE EXTRA Pat Conroy talks about the personality of cities, his love of Charleston and his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/15/met_548203.shtml
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Wine Time: Martinsancho Rueda Verdejo 2012, Spain

...My wife, Teri, and I had this wine with gumbo, which took all day to cook but was worth the effort. I start with Pat Conroy's recipe, which is a great recipe, and add a few things such as okra and more seasonings. It starts with a roux...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-26/wine-time-martinsanch
Clemson student's turtle project takes dark twist

...to cross the road," Weaver said.Running over turtles even has a place in Southern lore.In South Carolina author Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical novel The Great Santini, a fighter-pilot father squishes turtles during a late-night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-27/clemson-students-turtle-proje
Dollar stores are not always bargains

...of their products still cost just a buck.The trick in many of those cases is to pay attention to the package size. Pat Conroy, vice chairman of Deloitte's consumer products division, said dollar stores are able to make money by working with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-12-07/dollar-store
Best selling books

...FICTION 1. "Alex Cross's Trial" by James Patterson, Richard DiLallo (Little, Brown) 2. "South of Broad" by Pat Conroy (Nan A. Talese) 3. "The White Queen" by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone) 4. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/06/liv_546999.shtml
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Around town

...University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center, 375 Robert Bell Parkway, Aiken; uscatix.com 7 p.m. Wednesday Pat Conroy Book Signing Author will sign new novel, South of Broad Borders, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; (706) 737-6962...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/14/met_548117.shtml
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Assistant principal in Michigan admits planting marijuana in student's locker

...who was trying to get a student expelled admitted planting marijuana in the boy's locker, police said. Police say Pat Conroy told them this month that he placed the marijuana in the locker at South Haven High School last year because he suspected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/23/biz_405529.shtml
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Best-selling books

...Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn) 5. "Hothouse Orchid" by Stuart Woods (Putnam Adult) 6. "South of Broad" by Pat Conroy (Nan A. Talese) 7. "Alex Cross's Trial" by James Patterson, Richard DiLallo (Little, Brown) 8. "The Year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/04/liv_550530.shtml
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Ways of South have hindered some, supplied tales for others

...racial strife has inspired writers as diverse as William Faulkner, Richard Wright, Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, Pat Conroy and John Grisham. But those same social pathologies have burdened the South with a stubbornly enduring legacy of illiteracy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/25/met_25796.shtml
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