Novelist Pat Conroy is the author of several books including The Great Santini, and The Prince of Tides which were both made into feature films. Conroy's new book My Losing Season (Doubleday) is a memoir about how playing basketball for the Citadel Military College transformed his life. Conroy was point guard and captain of the Citadel Bulldogs.
Writer Pat Conroy. He has written several novels including The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides. Both books were made into movies. "The Great Santini" about a powerful and abusive father starred Robert Duvall. "The Prince of Tides" starred Barbara Streisand and Nick Nolte. CONROY'S new novel is called Beach Music.