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About the Author

shutterstock_425008714_for_siteJohn ThroneJohn Throne, a native of Lifford, County Donegal, has spent most of his 72 years involved in the labour movement as a socialist organiser. He first became active in the Derry events of 1968 and later moved to Dublin, where he became one of the central figures on the left of the Labour Party and a member of its Administrative Council.

For the last two decades, he has lived in Chicago. The Donegal Woman is his first novel.