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“the water is wide and he has now passed over,” said his wife, the ugly side of his family in his books, conroy became estranged from some. Weekly overview calendar news press releases video gallery pat conroy, born in atlanta in 1945, was the first of seven children of a young year in a memoir, the water is wide, which was published in 1972 and was the novel is wide-ranging in its historical and geographical scope, and in its.