My Reading Life

My Reading Life

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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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 vora­cious reader. He has for years kept a notebook in which he notes words or phrases, just from a love of language. But read­ing for him is not simply a pleasure to be enjoyed in off-hours or a source of inspiration for his own writing...
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2010.
Edition: Library ed.
ISBN: 9780307749239
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive

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Jun 19, 2016

I've tried his books other than TPofT, which is by far the best IMP. He does not have the voice for audio. Doubt I finished it.

Sep 19, 2013

What a great book for people who love reading books to read! Conroy shares multiple titles that have been his favorites and tells about the reading influences in his life including first and foremost, his mother, and a very special high school teacher and life-long friend.

May 02, 2011

Pat Conroy's gruff voice takes some getting used to but it soon grew on me and I enjoyed the audiobook. His Gone with the Wind chapter ... so interesting! ... and the chapter on his beloved English teacher was a favorite part. The librarian essay was not at all what I expected! This book, though terribly sad in parts, is a wonderful tribute to the joy and power of reading. The last two chapters would especially inspire writers-to-be.

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