Letters of Note: Book-banners are invariably idiots

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Book-banners Are Invariably idiots

When author Pat Conroy was told, in 2007, by a concerned student that two of his books - The Prince of Tides and Beach Music - had been banned by the Kanawha County school board following complaints from parents, he sent [a spirited letter] to the area's local newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and made known his disgust at such censorship.

Follow the link to read the letter in full.

I recommend it!



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