Conroy, Pat, 1945-
American author and teacher born in Atlanta, Georgia, whose fiction has been shaped by his painful
personal life and family tragedies. Besides The Prince of Tides his best known work is The
Great Santini. Married to novelist Cassandra King.
The Prince of Tides. 1986.
Chronicles the efforts of protagonist Tom Wingo to aid in his suicidal sister Savannah's recovery by
undergoing psychoanalysis on her behalf in order to uncover the memories that haunt her. Adapted to film in
1991 by the author in collaboration with Becky Johnston.
Jul. 25, 2005,
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