Pat Conroy on Pat Conroy

How many pages does Pat Conroy read a day? (Answer: 200) What book did Conroy’s mother read to him at age 5? (Answer: Gone With the Wind) What book made Conroy want to become a writer? (Hint: “He wrote about a family so dysfunctional, so horrible, that I thought, my god, he’s writing about my family.”) Hear Conroy tell it in his own words on Minnesota Public Radio:

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