- Paperback: 190 pages
- Publisher: Walkabout Publishing (March 20, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0980208637
- ISBN-13: 978-0980208634
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,789,256 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Under The Protection Of The Cow Demon: Dispatches From The Unexpected World Paperback – March 20, 2008
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About the Author
Edward Readicker-Henderson is a frequent contributor to National Geographic Traveler, Sierra, and Art & Antiques; other publication credits include AARP: The Magazine, Budget Travel, and despite his polar fleece aesthetic Modern Bride. Best American Travel Writing honored Edward in 2007 for "The Quietest Place on Earth," as well as "Uses for Dirty Underwear." In 2003, the book noted "Why You're Here Now," and the next year, he won a Lowell Thomas Award for "Under the Protection of the Cow Demon." He's also recipient of a Northern Lights Award, for the best magazine travel story on Canada, in 2007. U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove remarked that his reflective style was "like watching a particularly elegant sleight-of-hand." The compliment was especially apt, since Edward can also juggle five balls and eat fire.
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Not that I mean to put off those readers who are not poetry fans. His essays are, simply put, beautifully written. But also full of hope, romance, and more than a fair serving of humor.