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Walter Macken

Walter MackenBorn: 3-May-1915
Birthplace: Galway, County Galway, Ireland
Died: 22-Apr-1967
Location of death: Menlo, County Galway, Ireland
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Rain on the Wind

Father: Walter Macken (carpenter)
Mother: Agnes Brady
Wife: Peggy Kenny (newspaper editor, m. 9-Feb-1937)
Son: Walleog Macken (b. 19-Apr-1938)
Son: Ultan Macken (b. 10-Sep-1943)

    High School: St. Mary's College

    The Quare Fellow (2-Oct-1962)

Author of books:
Rain on the Wind (1950, novel)
The Bogman (1952, novel)
Seek the Fair Land (1959, novel)
The Silent People (1962, novel)
The Scorching Wind (1964, novel)
Island of the Great Yellow Ox (1966, juvenile)
Flight of the Doves (1968, juvenile)

Wrote plays:
Mungo's Mansion (1946)
Home is the Hero (1953)

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