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Christopher R. Cox

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in Honolulu, Hawaii, The United States



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My name is Christopher R. Cox and I am a recovering journalist. After nearly 20 years as a staff feature reporter for daily newspapers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Lowell and Boston, Massachusetts, where I racked up numerous national and regional awards -- but little financial lucre -- I left the business in 2005 to embark on a full-time regimen of freelance writing, Larium, and Third World travel. Alas, the lucre still escapes me. In its stead I've been able to visit the back of beyond (East Timor, anyone?) for such glossies as Conde Nast Traveler, Audubon, Caribbean Travel & Life, Global Traveler, ESPN: The Magazine, DestinAsian and Reader's Digest.

My non-fiction efforts also include the critically acclaimed adventure-travel book, "

Average rating: 3.5 · 131 ratings · 34 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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