A notice posted in The (Charleston, S.C.) City Paper this week advised readers that “best-selling author” Pat Conroy would be hosting an “I Was Born in a Library” event in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina next week.
The event at the Wando Mount Pleasant library – scheduled for 6:00 p.m. EDT on the evening of Thursday, October 10 – is to feature Conroy leading “a discussion (of) his lifelong love of books and libraries, focusing on the roles of public libraries, school libraries, and Conroy’s own personal library.”
Take a look …
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The only issue?
Pat Conroy is dead. And has been for more than three-and-a-half years.
The iconic twentieth century author – whose books include The Water Is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides and My Losing Season – passed away on March 4, 2016 in Beaufort County, S.C. at the age of seventy following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
“So should I tell the Charleston City Paper that Pat probably isn’t going to be there or should I just let their error ride?” mused Jonathan Haupt, executive director of the Pat Conroy literary center in Beaufort, S.C.
Yeah … we cannot wait to see this correction.
WANNA SOUND OFF?
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