"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."
—Muriel Rukeyser

Western Author Alex Cord to Sign A Feather In The Rain at the Lewisville, TX Costco Warehouse Store

March 26, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.
Costco Warehouse store, Lewisville Tex.,

851 S. State Hwy 121,

A classic tale of love and passion, written by the noted film and TV actor, A Feather in the Rain is based on an event in Alex’s life.

Alex Cord began writing a journal after the death of his son. He says that soon after he started writing, the story took on a life of its own. His many western acting roles, plus a lifetime spent as an accomplished horseman, enabled him to create a background of gripping reality for A Feather in the Rain -- a love story of heart and passion.

The book signing event is open to Costco members.

"I thoroughly enjoyed reading A Feather in the Rain. I felt a real affinity with the characters and hope to one day see this book as a motion picture."
Harrison Ford, actor

Ernest Borgnine, Academy Award-winning actor, says of A Feather in the Rain, "Alex has written one of the finest love stories I’ve ever read."


Alex Cord was stricken with polio at age 12, and confined to a hospital. He fought his way to recovery and at 13 was sent to a ranch in Wyoming to further his therapy and recovery. A few years later, he was on the rodeo circuit. When a rodeo mishap left him in the hospital for “too long,” he returned to high school, obtained his diploma and went on to study literature at New York University.

Alex starred in more that 30 feature films including Stagecoach and The Brotherhood. He has also starred in more that 300 television shows, among them Airwolf, Mission Impossible and Walker Texas Ranger.

Review copies of A Feather in the Rain are available.

Contact: Linda F. Radke, Five Star Publications, Inc.

Phone: (480) 940-8182

Based in Chandler, Ariz, Five Star Publications publishes and promotes award-winning fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, children's literature and professional guides. More information about Five Star Publications, Inc., a 25-year leader in the book publishing/book marketing industry, is available at www.FiveStarPublications.com.

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