Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Birthday Books of the Day: Remembering Pat Conroy in first editions


Conroy, Pat, The Prince of Tides (Houghton Mifflin, 1st ed., 1st printing, 1986). ISBN 0-395-35300-9. Searing tale of a South Carolina Low Country family worthy of a Eugene O’Neill play. Hardcover, unclipped dust jacket, mylar cover, fine condition. inscribed to Charlotte NC arts maven Gladys Lavitan.  HBB price: $350.

Conroy, Pat, My Losing Season (Nan Talese/Doubleday, 1st ed., 1st printing, 2002). ISBN 0-385-48912-9. The author of Prince of Tides recalls his senior year on The Citadel’s basketball team. Hardcover, unclipped dust jacket, very good condition, autographed on title page. HBB price: $100 obo.

Conroy, Pat, Beach Music  (Nan Talese/Doubleday, 1st ed., 1st printing, June 1995). ISBN 0-385-41304-1. South Carolina author and his young daughter, living in Rome to flee memories of their wife/mother’ suicide, are lured home by friends to help find a lost friend. Hardcover, unclipped dust jacket, very good condition. HBB price: $35 obo.

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