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Outskirts Press Announces Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers, the Latest Highly-Anticipated History/ United States Book from Houston, TX Author Montecue J. Lowry

Houston, TX, December 18, 2008 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers: History of the John William Lowry II Family by Montecue J. Lowry, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 6.14 x 9.21 paperback in the History/ United States category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $29.95. Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers is also available in its 6.14 x 9.21 hardback w/ jacket edition for $39.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book’s publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

The ancestors of the John William Lowry II family were remarkable people. Five major ancestral families came to the British North American Colonies and settled prior to the French and Indian War (1756-1763). Landing on the Atlantic seaboard, they initially settled in Pennsylvania, New York, and Virginia. Then, all Þve families moved into South Carolina. Men from each of the Þve families fought under George Washington during the War for American Independence. One served in the United States Army during the War of 1812. Others served in the armed forces at different times. All Þve families moved south and then west to purchase land in central Mississippi after the Choctaw Indians ceded that territory to the United States. There they remained. Both grandfathers of John William Lowry II served in the Confederate Army during the War Between the States. During the early years of the twentieth century he and his wife had nine children, all of whom led interesting and adventurous lives.

Deftly constructed at 476 pages, Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers: History of the John William Lowry II Family is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the History/ United States category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $29.95 and $39.95, respectively.

Additionally, Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers 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: 9781598007046
Format: 6.14 x 9.21 paperback
SRP: $29.95

ISBN: 9781598008739
Format: 6.14 x 9.21 hardback w/ jacket
SRP: $39.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

A graduate of West Point, Montecue J. Lowry holds a Ph. D. in history and a Ph. D. in physics. In the US Army he held command and staff positions in the United States and overseas and taught at three Army schools. After retiring from the Army, he worked for the Vinnell Corporation in Saudi Arabia and for the CIA. He is the author of The Forge of West German Rearmament, Glasnost, Great Captains of the Faith, and a contributor to The European Powers in the First World War. Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers is one in a series of recent pursuits, with work progressing rapidly on a more encompassing history.

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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