BEAUFORT, S.C. -- Pat Conroy, the acclaimed author of nearly a dozen bestselling books including "The Prince of Tides," died Friday. He was 70.
Todd Doughty, executive director of publicity at publisher Doubleday, said Conroy died Friday evening at his home in Beaufort surrounded by family and loved ones. Conroy, who announced last month that he had pancreatic cancer, was 70.
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