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Donald Whittington

Donald Whittington Biography

Donald Whittington was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana but spent his youth traveling. He often attended more than five schools a year in different parts of the country. After graduating high school at age sixteen, he joined the Navy where he served as an Arabic linquist for four years. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asian Minor, Cyprus, Spain and Africa.

To date he has published twelve novels. He lives in Texas with his wife of twenty-four years, three children, four cats, and two dogs.

This biography was last updated on 12/28/2010.

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Magee's Blue #3
Magee's Blue #3

by Donald Whittington

The touching story of a rural family struggling to stick together against all odds, and of a young boy's battle against self-blame for his family's flaws.
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