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    • 8.5 x 11.0 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 164 pages
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    • 8.5 x 11.0 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 164 pages
  • Keywords
    • memoir,
    • baseball,
    • Parkinson’s disease,
    • Irish,
    • Mickey Mantle,
    • Running,
    • Navajo

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Black Irish Luck
by Terry Donegan

This is a collection of short stories that, when brought together, form the picture of a singular life: that of Terry Donegan and his black Irish luck. These are his memoirs—done his way. Told in an off-the-wall stream-of-consciousness writing style, the stories ramble from one topic to another…but always find their way back in the end. Side-splitting anecdotes are interwoven with heart-wrenching stories about sports, life, and doings things your own way—even when that way is stupid. Reading this book is like talking to a buddy in a bar while drinking a beer. Donegan lived a wild, crazy, and fun life, and if he learned one thing, it was that nothing goes quite the way you expect it to. But if you have great friends and a great attitude, you can live a truly great life, be true to yourself, and never back down from anything. Donegan is donating $1 from every book sold to the Michael J Fox Foundation, which is doing such wonderful things to give Parkinson's patients like himself hope. He’s also donating $1 from every book sold to the Navajo Nation. After you read the book, you’ll understand why.

Terry Donegan photo

Terrence “Terry” Donegan was born in 1952 in Hampton, Virginia. After taking an incredible writing course in high school, he got hooked on the idea of writing a book. But life had other plans, and Donegan became an engineer instead of a writer. For years he only wrote boring engineering stuff, telling himself that he would write a book “someday.” Fifty-four years later, after a Parkinson’s diagnosis made him think about the future, he finally sat down to make that someday into a reality. Donegan lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.


Terry Donegan
Introduction by
Mark Willette

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