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My Reading Life

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Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life. Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is also a vorashy;cious reader. He has for years kept a notebook in which he notes words or phrases, just from a love of language. But readshy;ing for him is not simply a pleasure to be enjoyed in off-hours or a source of inspiration for his own writing. It would hardly be an exaggeration to claim that reading has saved his life, and if not his life then surely his sanity. InMy Reading Life, Conroy revisits a life of passionate reading. He includes wonderful anecdotes from his school days, moving accounts of how reading pulled him through dark times, and even lists of books that particularly influenced him at varishy;ous stages of his life, including grammar school, high school, and college. Readers will be enchanted with his ruminations on reading and books, and want to own and share this perfect gift book for the holidays. And, come graduation time,My Reading Life will establish itself as a perennial favorite, as did Dr. Seuss'sOh, the Places Youll Go
Product Details

Author: Pat Conroy

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: First Edition)

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Nan A. Talese

Release Date: 2010-11-02

Pages: 352

ISBN: 0385533578

ISBN13: 9780385533577