Pat Conroy

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Name: Pat Conroy
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

International hiker, author to deliver library lecture

DAVISBy Robbie WardDaily JournalTUPELO – Lee County Library will turn into a destination for outdoor, hiking and other nature enthusiasts next month as one of the nation’s premiere hikers will pause long enough to join a literary club including Alice ... [Published NEMS 360 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Can Soft Drink Companies Keep the Pop in Operations?

In the not-so-distant past, people drank soda like it was water. Not so much today with the health concerns regarding obesity and the high consumption of sugar. Beverage companies are facing issues in an industry that must change with the changing tastes ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Adele Elliott: Veracity

My two favorite cities, Columbus and New Orleans, have much in common. Both are lovely and populated with friendly people. The histories of these cities are rich and inspire a deep respect for pasts that contributed to making us what we are today. And, ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

All invited to celebrate National Library Week at Abbot

The Abbot Public Library is celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19) with a “bookish” display wall for the entire month of April. Residents are invited to enjoy books about books, book clubs, bookstores, libraries and librarians. “Discover authors ... [Published Wicked Local Marblehead - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Skim reading taking over human brain?

Scientists say people seem to be developing digital brains with new circuits for surfing information online.By Michael S. RosenwaldThe Washington PostClaire Handscombe has a commitment problem online. Like a lot of Web surfers, she clicks on links posted ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

'Paltry' compensation for Hunter charities

HUNTER charities and religious groups are being offered ‘‘paltry’’ compensation after being left thousands of dollars out of pocket by the federal government’s decision to scrap grant funding last year, according to the Labor opposition. HUNTER charities ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Good read on the backcourt of Life

Sports have always served writers well in terms of telling a compelling tale in which there is a clear moral struggle between obvious adversaries — the white knight and the villain, the batter and the pitcher.Autobiographies, however, are different.Millionaire ... [Published Portland Daily Sun - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Sad 5: Schools That Have Never Tasted March Madness

In addition to the states of Alaska and Maine, there also five schools that have enjoyed Division I tenure for 25 years or more that have never found themselves in the grip of March Madness:— St. Francis Brooklyn , which first fielded a men’s basketball ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto expo has seniors sorted

VISITORS got more than they bargained for at the Seniors Information Expo at Toronto Workers Club on Friday.LIKE kids at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, visitors got more than they bargained for at the Seniors Information Expo at Toronto Workers Club on ... [Published Lakes Mail - Mar 27 2014]
Entities: Toronto, Workers, Pat Conroy
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Even Pulitzer-Winning Writers Misspell Mantel

It's got to be one of the most misspelled words in the English language. So we won't be too hard onCassandra King memoirist and Pulitzer-winning journalist Rick Bragg for using the wrong "mantle" in his foreword to Cassandra King's (that's Pat Conroy's ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Labor fights against GP tax

THE federal government's proposed GP tax would put more pressure on hospital emergency departments. THE federal government's proposed GP tax would put more pressure on hospital emergency departments, local Labor MPs have warned."This GP tax is a sickness ... [Published Lakes Mail - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer Ministry Center brings author Pat Conroy to April fundraiser

New York Times best-selling author Pat Conroy will be the featured speaker for the Volunteer Ministry Center’s 2014 Carry The Torch fundraising luncheon on Wednesday, April 23, at the Knoxville Convention Center.Conroy is a Southern writer whose award ... [Published Knox News Sentinel - Mar 19 2014]

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Author Pat Conroy said, "the south's got a lot of wrong with it. but its permanent press, and it doesn't wear out." Yes, we sometimes include a bit of hyperbole in our legends, but I promise I wrote this column "vera"ciously

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International hiker, author to deliver library ... [Published NEMS 360 - Apr 17 2014]
Can Soft Drink Companies Keep the Pop in Operat... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 14 2014]
Adele Elliott: Veracity [Published Commercial Dispatch - Apr 13 2014]
All invited to celebrate National Library Week ... [Published Wicked Local Marblehead - Apr 11 2014]
Skim reading taking over human brain? [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 07 2014]
Shorten calls for spending to save Forgacs jobs... [Published Newcastle Herald - Apr 03 2014]
'Paltry' compensation for Hunter charities [Published Newcastle Herald - Mar 31 2014]
Good read on the backcourt of Life [Published Portland Daily Sun - Mar 28 2014]
The Sad 5: Schools That Have Never Tasted March... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Mar 27 2014]
Toronto expo has seniors sorted [Published Lakes Mail - Mar 27 2014]
We can't keep raiding Medibank: Cormann [Published Cairns Post - Mar 26 2014]
Even Pulitzer-Winning Writers Misspell Mantel [Published Charlotte Observer - Mar 26 2014]
Bishop fails to see funny side as Labor MPs eje... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Government confirms sale of Medibank – politics... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Labor fights against GP tax [Published Lakes Mail - Mar 20 2014]
Volunteer Ministry Center brings author Pat Con... [Published Knox News Sentinel - Mar 19 2014]
Society Scene Palm Week of April 25, 2012 [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 19 2014]
This dark road to titles [Published Star News Online - Mar 18 2014]
Politics Live: March 18, 2014 [Published Canberra Times - Mar 18 2014]
SOUTHERN? South Carolinians say reality shows ... [Published Orangeburg Times and Democrat - Mar 16 2014]
Open house today at new development [Published ChicoER.com - Mar 15 2014]
The 80s: Kevin Bacon is Right, Millennials Just... [Published Chicago Now - Mar 11 2014]
Terri Blackstock: A Return to Roots [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 29 2014]
New At The Library [Published Press and Dakotan - Jan 10 2014]
This Week's Bestsellers: November 11, 2013 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Nov 09 2013]
Author Pat Conroy: Happy families are a myth [Published Tennessean - Oct 28 2013]
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