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Pat Conroy's introduction for James L. Townsend's Dear heart

Pat Conroy's introduction for James L. Townsend's Dear heart

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pat Conroy's introduction for James L. Townsend's Dear heart
Creator: Conroy, Pat
Inclusive Dates: 1980
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 manuscript
Collection Number: ms2293
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Pat Conroy was a contemporary southern author who wrote several highly popular books, including The Water Is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, and Beach Music. For further information, see the article "Pat Conroy" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

James L. Townsend (d. 1981) was a magazine editor and wrote the book Dear Heart in 1980. The Townsend Prize for Fiction, which honors Georgia writers, was created in his honor.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a four-page typed manuscript with the header "for Dearheart, an introduction by Pat Conroy, transcribed 5-28-80, written about a month earlier."


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pat Conroy's introduction for James L. Townsend's Dear heart, ms2293, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuscripts (documents)
Townsend, James L. (James Lavell), 1932-

Related Collections in this Repository

Accompanying copy of "Dear Heart" by James L. Townsend, call number Ga Room CT214.T68 1980, c. 2.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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