My Reading Life
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
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one of the tedious books I have read in my reading career. but Conroy takes us to the deep blue sea of words without our acknowledgement and makes us absorb the tale in that page for a minute or so before forcing us to turn to the next page. I say tedious because I had to constantly use my phone dic...
This is a memoir of a writer. It shows the love of writing and words that all writers should have. It's told in a variety of ways...not simply as a memoir. Another unique approach with short stories added in. However, that said, I feel that he should stick with fiction. Some parts seemed overly word...
On the cover, the author's name is significantly larger than the title. This is important, fellow readers. Alarms always go off in my head when I see the author's name displayed in type that is significantly larger than that of the title. Silly me, I had assumed this was a new Conroy book. Wrong. It...
Pat Conroy has constructed a book about his life that is part memoir, part short stories and captures his love of words in such a wonderful way. The fact that he loves books so much is what drew me to this one. He beautifully describes the people that inspired him to read and how that led to writi...