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A Lowcountry Heart - Reflections on a Writing Life

Pat Conroy

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Final words and heartfelt remembrances from bestselling author Pat Conroy take center stage in this winning nonfiction collection, supplemented by touching pieces from Conroy's many friends. This new volume of Pat Conroy's nonfiction brings together some of the most charming interviews, magazine articles, speeches, and letters from his long literary career, 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 staying motivated to exercise, and processing the loss of dear friends, Conroy's eminently memorable pieces offer a unique window into the life of a true titan of Southern writing. With a beautiful introduction from his widow, novelist Cassandra King, A Lowcountry Heart also honors Conroy's legacy and the innumerable lives he touched. Finally, the collection turns to remembrances of "The Great Conroy," as he is lovingly titled by friends, and concludes with a eulogy. The inarguable power of Conroy's work resonates throughout A Lowcountry Heart, and his influence promises to endure. This moving tribute is sure to be a cherished keepsake for any true Conroy fan and remain a lasting monument to one of the best-loved masters of contemporary American letters. Praise for A Lowcountry Heart "A fascinating look into the mind of one of the South's greatest authors . . . something to remember him by and cherish for years to come."-The Clarion-Ledger "Fans of Conroy . . . will relish the chance to spend more time with him in this glowing valedictory to his life and writing . . . Eloquent, folksy, and sometimes brutally honest."-Publishers Weekly "A moving and proper tribute to a true Southern icon."-The Florida Times-Union "Elegant essays [that] will not disappoint."-The Washington Post "Resplendent . . . As always, his storytelling, word choice and rhythm are gorgeous, almost lyrical."-USA Today

Language:

English

Narrators:

Scott Brick

Length:

6h 2m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:09


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:48


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:15


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:34


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:18


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:41


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:11


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:51


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:08


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:49


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:33


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:21


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:49


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:58


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:43


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:20


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:27


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:24


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:30


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:30


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:55


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:49


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:45


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:17


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:48


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:40


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:10


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:11


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:21


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:39


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

00:54


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:47


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:02


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:37


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:04


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:40


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:30


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:26


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:47


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:22


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:09


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:29


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:51


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:03


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:07


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:03


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:45


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:04


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:41


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

00:10


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

00:14


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

00:27