One of her six best books, as told to the Daily Express:
Gone With The Wind by Margaret MitchellRead about the other books on the list.
If you’re going to write one book in your life what a book to write. I like the way she goes into all the subplots. They don’t do that in the film; I guess it’s long enough. I read it again and again and can quote the dialogue from the film. It’s really embarrassing.
Gone With the Wind was a book that made a difference to Pat Conroy. It is on the Christian Science Monitor's list of the ten best novels of the U.S. Civil War.