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Author John Herold's New Book "The One-Legged Cowboy" is an Evocative Tale of the Old West and the Rugged Men Who Ran Cattle Across a Hostile and Unforgiving Landscape

DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa., Feb 08, 2018 ( via COMTEX) --

John Herold, a retired mechanical designer for various defense contractors, watercolor painter, and married father of two grown daughters, has completed his book "The One-Legged Cowboy": an engrossing tale of courage, grit, and loyalty on the western plains.

Cowboys in the Old West were usually very young men who faced many perils, such as nervous wild longhorn cattle, drowning, stampedes, and lightning. Many were East Coast Civil War veterans who headed west looking for any kind of work. Cowboys slept under the stars in all kinds of weather and developed a close comradery with one another. They would fight to the death for a friend. A trip to a saloon once a year for drinks, gambling, and women was their only entertainment. An old cowboy with a peg leg did not stand a chance. His days were over.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, John Herold's riveting novel introduces unforgettable characters and brings the Old West to life for the modern reader.

Readers who wish to experience this gripping and potent work can purchase"The One-Legged Cowboy" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York-based full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors' books, including distribution in the world's largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not bogged down with logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and the like. Its roster of accomplished authors and publishing professionals allows writers to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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