[Stargate] FW: New book about the SCA - The Knights Next Door
stargate_seneschal at ansteorra.org
Fri Nov 19 18:39:55 PST 2004
This was sent to me by the author who is part of the SCA. The link goes to
a "publish your own book" type of webpage, so my advice is "buyer
eware". --HL Cailtin
From: POdonn5592 at aol.com [mailto:POdonn5592 at aol.com]
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 10:17 AM
To: stargate_seneschal at ansteorra.org
Subject: New book about the SCA - The Knights Next Door
A new non-fiction book about the SCA has just been released. It includes a
large chapter on Gulf Wars.
As an officer in your local group, I hope you will pass the word on to your
The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams is a
first-person travelogue through the Known World, combining profiles of
members, the story of a young fighter's bid for Knighthood and the Crown and
my attempts as a total-mundane newcomer (reporter for the Cleveland Plain
Dealer newspaper) to make sense of the modern medieval world.
The Knights Next Door is available in hardcover and paperback. Details are
For the book, I interviewed many of the leaders of the Society, ranging from
Pennsic autocrats to multiple Crown winners to Society "founder" Diana
Listmaker. A more complete list is on the web site.
I hope the result will be helpful to newcomers and veterans alike. Most of
all, I hope it does this Society and its members justice.
- Patrick O'Donnell/Mael Patraic mac Domnaill
Cleveland, OH/Barony of the Cleftlands, Midrealm
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