November 04, 2019 | News by Mahlon Hight
PHPC member and professional book reviewer, Sharron Lucky will review My Exaggerated Life – Pat Conroy, as told to Katherine Clark.
Patrick "Pat" Conroy was an American author who wrote several acclaimed novels and memoirs; his books The Water is Wide, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, were made into films, the latter 2 were nominated for Oscars. My Exaggerated Life is the product of a special collaboration between this great American author and oral biographer Katherine Clark, who recorded two hundred hours of conversations with Conroy before he passed away in 2016. In the Spring and Summer of 2014. They spoke an hour or more every day. No subject was off limits, including aspects of his tumultuous life –never before revealed.
The book tells the story behind the stories of this gifted author whose books have sold 20 million copies worldwide.
Sharron Lucky, storyteller and longtime PHPC member wanted to tell this story, since she became a book reviewer.
A festive, holiday lunch will follow for fellowship and holiday entertainment.
Tickets for this day of entertainment are $15. Reservations should be made by December 1.
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