www.salon.com/2003/01/15/conroy_2

Jan 15, 2003 ... In the best basketball book to come out in years, the author of "The Great Santini" sings the praises of losing, losing and losing again.

www.salon.com/2014/06/15/james_joyces_lyrical_sensual_literary_legacy_why_so_many_novels_steal_from_ulysses

Jun 15, 2014 ... From Pat Conroy to Richard Russo, mainstream contemporary fiction would not exist without Joyce's novel.

www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/pat-conroy-b-1945

May 3, 2016 ... Contemporary southern author Pat Conroy wrote a number of highly popular books, including The Water Is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords ...

georgiawritershalloffame.org/honorees/pat-conroy

Pat Conroy's bestselling novels have made the Atlanta-born writer one of the most highly praised, most widely-known Georgia authors of the past half-century.