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Medal of Honor Winner in Vietnam: Last Ute Chief Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated historical fiction book from Clayton, IL, author Les Davenport.

Clayton, IL, May 08, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Last Ute Chief: Best-Ever Telling of Vietnam War! by Les Davenport. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the historical fiction category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Last Ute Chief is also available in its 6 x 9 hardback edition with jacket. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

This is a historical fiction novel depicting the life of a Native American youth, Boyd Barfoot, during the Vietnam War era. His struggles, accomplishments and undying love for a Vietnamese girl, Mia Lee, will test every emotion.

Boyd’s near-death experiences while fighting in South Vietnam and Cambodia parallel many of the ones American war veterans take to their graves. Several of the events in this book were altered from true happenings. Woven within the chapters of this novel are the factual causes leading up to the Vietnam War. Two of Boyd’s spine-tingling adventures are attempting to end Vietcong attacks of U.S. troops near Saigon and the rescue of POW’s in Cambodia. PFC Barfoot earns the Medal of Honor for heroism.

This book is recommended for those of high school age and older. Additional, signed copies of the novel can be ordered through the author’s website:

250 pages in length, Last Ute Chief: Best-Ever Telling of Vietnam War! is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the historical fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Last Ute Chief meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $15.95 and $29.95 for the paperback and hardback editions, respectively.

Additionally, Last Ute Chief 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 Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432772123

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $15.95

ISBN: 9781432772130

Format: 6 x 9 hardback w/ jacket

SRP: $29.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Les Davenport is a life-long Illinois resident who harvested his first trophy whitetail in Union County during a 1962 firearm hunt with his father. He retired after thirty years at Caterpillar Tractor, Inc., working as a manufacturing planning engineer. Les and his wife Connie now live on their 232-acre farm bordering Siloam State Park in Adams County. Both are avid archery hunters. The Davenports have taken trophy animals on four continents and New Zealand. Last Ute Chief can be purchased on Les’ website, Questions involving hunting and fishing can also be emailed to Les through his website.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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


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