Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Book Review - A Cowgirl Always Gets Even
The title says it all... Dawn shares her stories of cattle rustlers, horse traders, critters, city folk, idiots, and living the country life as a rancher, mother, author and cowgirl.
On the heels of her previous collections, the award winning, A Cowgirl Remembers When and A Cowgirl Never Forgets, Dawn shares what it’s like, and what it takes, to handle the ranch, the city, and the country as a genuine cowgirl.
It’s Western wisdom, wit and humor at its best.
About the Author
Dawn Nelson prides herself in being a true working cowgirl. She was born and raised on a cattle ranch in North-Eastern Washington state. Married to a cattle rancher she now calls Creston, Washington her home.
Dawn, along with her husband and their daughter, own and operate a cattle ranch in central Washington. She enjoys showing her registered cattle, riding horses, hunting, camping, writing and just about anything that involves the outdoors.
She is the winner of The Academy of Western Artist, 2010 Buck Ramsey Book of the Year Award. She was a finalist for the 2010 Storytelling Award given out by the Western Music Association. Named first runner-up in the New York Book Festival and is currently a finalist for the 2011 Western Music Associations Outstanding Storytelling Award. Dawn Nelson currently has five books out, two more coming out on September 24th 2011 as well as her first CD.
Award winning author Dawn Nelson, wife, mother, rancher and genuine, hard working cowgirl.
For more information on Dawn, go to www.authordawnnelson.com.
My Take on the Book
In this book Dawn Nelson paints a picture of the west that is so vivid. Add in humor and characters that are fun and engaging and you get a memorable story. This story is deeply personal to Dawn and you get to know her more as a person and you truly get to see why the characters that she writes about are as multi-dimensional as they are as you get to know her as a person. All I can say is that I can only hope that my daughters can encompass as much as this author does as they grow up as well, as Ms. Nelson truly is inspirational.
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