Ellen Malphrus and Pat Conroy sign books at the launch party for her first novel, "Untying the Moon" at the Heyward House in Bluffton on Oct. 16, 2015. Conroy wrote the foreword, and the book is part of the USC Press' Story River Books imprint edited by Conroy.
Ellen Malphrus and Pat Conroy sign books at the launch party for her first novel, "Untying the Moon" at the Heyward House in Bluffton on Oct. 16, 2015. Conroy wrote the foreword, and the book is part of the USC Press' Story River Books imprint edited by Conroy. David Lauderdale Staff photo
Ellen Malphrus and Pat Conroy sign books at the launch party for her first novel, "Untying the Moon" at the Heyward House in Bluffton on Oct. 16, 2015. Conroy wrote the foreword, and the book is part of the USC Press' Story River Books imprint edited by Conroy. David Lauderdale Staff photo

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