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Pat Conroy – I Was Born to be in a Library

September 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

September 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Santa Elena History Center
1501 Bay St
Beaufort, SC 29902

Cost; $10.00

Instructor: Jonathan Haupt

Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt will discuss best-selling author Pat Conroy’s lifelong love of books and libraries—focusing on the roles public libraries, school libraries, and Pat’s own personal library played in his writing life. Through video and audio clips, photographs, and published and unpublished writings by and about Conroy, this presentation welcomes attendees into the book-filled world of one of America’s most beloved writers.

Admission to this program is included with the full cost of admission to the Santa Elena History Center on Saturday September 2nd.

Advanced registration through this website is strongly recommended.

About our presenter: Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center, the founding director of the Pat Conroy Literary Festival, and the former director of the University of South Carolina Press, where he created the Story River Books fiction imprint in partnership with Pat Conroy. Haupt serves on the boards of the South Carolina Academy of Authors, the Deckle Edge Literary Festival, and the Friends of South Carolina Libraries.


Santa Elena History Center
1501 Bay Street, Beaufort SC 29902
Beaufort, SC 29902 United States
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