Barbara Bolling Jones
Lenore Gurewitz Fleischer
Beaufort High School
Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame
Book inspired CBS movie "The Water is Wide"
Wrote The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes of My Life
Published coming-of-age novel Beach Music
Co-wrote screen adaptation "The Prince of Tides," directed by and starring Barbra Streisand
Wrote CBS movie "Unconquered"
Wrote acclaimed novel The Prince of Tides
Feature adaptation "The Great Santini" released, starring Robert Duvall and Blythe Danner
Published first novel The Great Santini
First feature film based on his work, "Conrack" (adapted from The Water Is Wide)
Wrote memoir The Water is Wide based on his experiences as a schoolteacher
Published debut non-fiction book The Boo, a collection of anecdotes about cadet life
Worked as schoolteacher in Daufuski, SC