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Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries


Posted: August 14, 2017 by Rod Smith



Bookworms and library lovers will have a good time attending the “I was born to be in a library” event in Myrtle Beach. This interesting event will take place on September 20 at the Carolina Forest Socastee Library starting from 2:00 PM local time. It is an initiative of the Pat Conroy Literary Center, and it focuses on Pat Conroy’s great love for libraries and books. Pat Conroy was a renowned author who had a great passion for writing and reading novels and memoirs. He is famous for his best - selling novels, including The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, which later hit the silver screens and received Oscar nominations in their respective categories. 


Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries

The respected author relocated to Beaufort, South Carolina from his birthplace of Atlanta, Georgia. He was a great advocate of the literary genre, as his love of libraries and writings would attest. Ever since his demise back in 2016, his legacy lives on with budding authors drawing inspiration from his works. The annual Pat Conroy Literary festival, which highlights his legacy as a writer will also feature during this epic event. Interestingly, entrance is free to all interested parties. All you have to do is visit the Facebook event page and make your reservation. 

Jonathan Haupt, who will be the main presenter, is the first executive director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center. During the event, he will exclusively talk about the acclaimed writer and his lifelong love of books. He will also discuss with the attendees on the role played by both school and public libraries in Pat Conroy’ s style of writing. You will get a chance to appraise Pat Conroy’s eight previous books including The Boo, The Water is Wide and The Lord of Discipline, among many others. You do not want to miss this learning opportunity, especially if you are a budding writer. 

Presentations will be in the form of videos, audio clips, photographs and a wide array of published and unpublished literature by Pat Conroy. You would not want to miss this event since it is a must - attend event for most writers and library enthusiasts. 

The event will be an inspiration to many aspiring authors and library lovers. If you are a Myrtle Beach resident, then you can count yourself lucky. Visitors from other states would have to look for suitable accommodation for the whole duration. Fortunately, the North Myrtle Beach SC real estate is vibrant and hosts a relative number of vacation homes and properties for sale. However, you will need the advice of a real estate agent to guide you on the most suitable places to stay. 

Coldwell Banker Chicora Advantage is a real estate company with an office in Carolina Forest. Their good standing in the community, not to mention their knowledge of the local real estate in North Myrtle Beach SC can help you find prime property and suitable homes for sale. Call Coldwell Banker Chicora Advantage or visit their local office today for more information on real estate investment opportunities in Myrtle Beach.

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