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The Boo by Pat Conroy
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The Boo by Pat Conroy The Boo by Pat Conroy.  Verona VA McClure Press 1970.  First edition.  Some foxing on the dust jacket and end papers typical for books mostly distributed in the humid South Carolina lowlands, a climate singularly unsuited to books. Dust jacket in near fine condition, covered in mylar.  The Boo has become one of the scarcest author's first book of the last several decades.  Mr. Conroy, himself reports that only 1500 copies of this book were printed.  Conroy's first book, a tribute to a beloved Commandant of Cadets at his alma mater, The Citadel, in Charleston.  The book is signed twice:  by Conroy and also by "The Boo".  Included with this copy is a photo of "The Boo", T.N. Courvoisie taken shortly before he died.
Price: $3600.00
SKU: bsc18





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