Don Wright was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1939, but he has lived in Tennessee most of his life. He and his wife, Patricia, live in a historical home in Sumner County called "Walnut Grove." They have a daughter, Candace, and a grandson, Jamie, and a great grandson.
Don has had a variety of careers. He served in the army as a military policeman from 1962 to 1964. On November 29, 2008, his work was honored at the Owensboro Kentucky Museum of Art. He usually describes himself as a pipefitter, even after writing his bestselling novel, The Woodsman. Between books, Don ventured into politics, serving four years as a Tennessee state senator and nine years as mayor of Gallatin, Tennessee
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DON WRIGHT's Gone to Texas is the saga of Peyton Lewis and Fletcher Rucker, two rebel boys whose innocence was destroyed in the bloody wreckage that was the...