First edition cover
|Genre||Short stories/Memoirs etc|
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|Followed by||The Water is Wide|
The Boo was the first book by writer Pat Conroy. Written when Conroy was newly graduated (1967) from The Citadel in 1970, it is a collection of letters, short stories, and anecdotes about Lt. Colonel Thomas "The Boo" Courvoisie. As Commandant of Cadets at the Citadel, Courvoisie was a friend and father figure to many of the college's cadets, including Conroy.
- "Lt. Col. Thomas Nugent Courvoisie - The Boo - passes away;". Retrieved 2007-07-07.
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