New Poetry Book Embarks on a Journey of Discovery about Life and its Purpose

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David Meyerhof unravels the intensity and depth of his poignant poems that will make readers laugh, cry, smile and think about life.

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We all face emotional upheavals in our lives. How can we cope with such events? Life is a series of ups, downs, twists, and turns. Through constant struggles, one wonders about the purpose and reasons behind life’s events. We need ways to handle these situations and go on with our lives.

Look Beyond, written by David Meyerhof, is a collection of sixty of his thought-provoking poems which allows readers to embark on a journey of self- discovery and empowerment. This masterpiece of poetic work opens the mind as it allows readers to look beyond what life has to offer.

Poems from this book will make readers laugh, cry, smile and think about life. It conveys messages of hope and growth, strength and pride, pain and suffering, adversity and triumph, changes and transformation, with which everyone can easily relate.

Look Beyond is full of emotions as it touches the heart and reaches the soul of the reader. Open the book and explore the intensity and depth of Meyerhof’s poems. Indeed, he is a gifted poet who understands the complexity of life and its challenges.

This book will be featured at the 2013 Beijing Book Fair in Beijing, China, on August 28 – September 2, 2013.

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About the Author

David Meyerhof is a retired middle school teacher who taught for 33 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He taught math and science to sixth-grade honors students at Florence Nightingale Middle School. He lives with his wife of 33 years in Burbank, California. His parents escaped from Germany and survived the Holocaust. His father was a physics professor at Stanford University for 43 years. His mother took care of children in Anna Freud’s Nursery in London during World War II. David’s grandfather, Otto, won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the relationship between oxygen consumption and the metabolism of lactic acid in muscles.

Look Beyond * by David Meyerhof
Publication Date: January 28, 2013
Trade Paperback; $12.99; 70 pages; 978-1-4771-4404-6
Trade Hardback; $15.99; 70 pages; 978-1-4771-4405-3
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-4406-0

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