Pat Conroy and Maureen Corrigan
Pat Conroy explores the last years of his father's life in The Death of Santini. He is interviewed by Maureen Corrigan, the book critic for NPR's Fresh Air and a critic-in-residence and lecturer at Georgetown University
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After the taping of Great Conversations, the audience is invited to ask questions of the author. KET presents these after-the-show segments as online exclusives.
- What is your next book? (1:20)
- What did you take away from growing up with such a self-involved father? (2:04)
- Is there something that makes your family unique, its unhappiness different from others? (4:00)
- Do you still stay in contact with your former "Low IQ" Citadel basketball teammates? (1:56)
- Would you share the story on the financial arrangements you had with your first publishers? (13:20)
- Did your father ever show vulnerability, and what did you think of Robert Duvall in the movie? (2:30)
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