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Pat Conroy: Remembering An Abusive Father

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Families are complicated for everyone, and author Pat Conroy knows this well. His first memoir, The Great Santini, explored the abusive relationship Conroy had with his father.

In the second part of Thursday's Up to Date, Conroy joins Steve Krasketo talk about the follow-up to that book, The Death of Santini, which explores the interactions between Conroy and his father after The Great Santini was published.

Guest:

Pat Conroy, author of The Death of Santini, The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides

HEAR MORE: Pat Conroy speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Temple on the Plaza. For ticket information, click here.

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When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.