Edna Cooper Williams Tells of Life Growing Up in Mississippi During 1950's

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New book ‘Saga of a Country Girl’ recounts author’s life of abuse, love, and struggle.

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Anything is possible if one is able to let go of their past and move forward.

Growing up can be a difficult time, as one has to deal with constant changes. From growing pains to struggling with school, many commonalities can be found in the struggles of growing up for most people. For Edna Cooper Williams, author of the new bookSaga of a Country Girl: The First Twenty-Five Years Finally Told” (published by Trafford Publishing), the struggles of growing up were plentiful.

Williams’ parents were farmers on a plantation they did not own. Her parents split up when she was only 18 months old, however, leaving her father in charge. These two points compounded with the fact that Williams was one of twelve children translated into long hours and little money.

“Saga of a Country Girl” puts readers into Williams’ shoes, as she is forced to grow up quickly. Throughout the book, readers will see Williams take care of her siblings, work at a young age and experience an event at 8 years old that is so traumatizing and horrific that she is only just now revealing it in her book. However, despite all odds, Williams manages to have a career in nursing and pursue her passion for writing.

Williams hopes her story will serve as an inspiration for others that anything is possible if one is able to let go of their past and move forward.

“Saga of a Country Girl”
By Edna Cooper Williams
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 76 pages | ISBN 9781490718989
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 76 pages | ISBN 9781490718965
E-Book | ISBN 9781490718972
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Edna Cooper Williams was born in southern Mississippi to plantation farmers. Early on in life she was required to take care of her 5 other siblings and work on the plantation. Later in life she pursued a career in nursing, and is now following her dream of writing. “Saga of a Country Girl” marks her first published book.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.

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