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Outskirts Press Announces Jason and the Grizzly, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Fiction Book from Rollinsville, CO Author Alex Cook

Denver, CO, November 14, 2008 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Jason and the Grizzly: a novel by Alex Cook, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the Fiction category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $15.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book’s publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

Jason and the Grizzly Silvertip, the old grizzly bear, discouraged with human encroachment of his habitat in the Canadian Rockies, responds to a genetic map in travel to his ancestral home in Colorado. Jason Atwater, retired business executive recovering from a disappointing life in eastern society, becomes inspired to repay a debt to the land in Colorado, the state of his childhood. Jason will reinvest his wealth using the mechanism of conservation easements in returning unprofitable ranchland and forest to its natural state. The grizzly discovers the nearby Flat Tops Wilderness to be a welcome habitat for coexistence with human neighbors respectful of the spiritual value of the wild land. And there is Chipeta, the beautiful descendant of Mountain Utes who begins to recover from personal grief in the natural setting of the managed Habitat where Jason and Silvertip are destined to meet. In this project to live in harmony with the mountain land, Jason experiences an extraordinary bond with the grizzly, and discovers a responsive and abiding personal love with Chipeta.

Deftly constructed at 221 pages, Jason and the Grizzly: a novel is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Jason and the Grizzly meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $15.95.

Additionally, Jason and the Grizzly can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at
ISBN: 9781432732943 Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback SRP: $15.95

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About the Author

Alex Cook is the pen name of the author who has lived in the Colorado high country for more than 30 years. He is a retired physics professor and atmospheric scientist and is the author of "The Greenhouse Effect - A Legacy", a novel. As an environmentalist, he believes that as the most intelligent and dominant creature in nature we have responsibilities commensurate with the resources we have exploited. In retirement, he is a summertime volunteer naturalist at the Golden Gate Canyon State Park in Colorado and makes wintertime sojourns to volunteer at the Arthur Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Reserve in South Florida.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press offers turn-key, custom book publishing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing, today.


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