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Frank O'Connor

AKA Michael Francis O'Donovan

Born: 17-Sep-1903
Birthplace: Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Died: 10-Mar-1966
Location of death: Dublin, Ireland
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Guests of the Nation

Father: Michael O'Donovan ("Mick")
Mother: Minnie O'Connor (d. 10-Nov-1952)
Wife: Evelyn Bowen Speaight (m. 1938, div. 1952, two sons, one daughter)
Wife: Harriet Rich (later "Harriet O'Donovan Sheehy", m. 1953, until his death, d. 17-Apr-2016)

    High School: Christian Brothers School, Cork, Ireland
    Teacher: Stanford University

    Irish Republican Army from 1918
    Stroke 1961 (at Stanford)

Author of books:
Guests of the Nation (1931, short stories)
Bones of Contention (1936, short stories)
The Big Fellow (1937, biography, of Michael Collins)
Dutch Interior (1940, novel)
Crab Apple Jelly (1944, short stories)
Traveller's Samples (1956, short stories)
An Only Child (1961, memoir)
My Oedipus Complex (1963, short stories)
Collected Stories (1981, short stories)

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