Raymond Cooper Retraces Steps of His Life in New Book of Poems

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Author announces release of ‘Look and See Me’.

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In his new collection of autobiographical poetry, “Look and See Me: A Book of Thoughts Feelings and Words” (published by Trafford Publishing), Raymond Cooper gives readers a glimpse into his thoughts and feelings as an 18-year-old boy who grows up in Australia wishing to be elsewhere.

Cooper details his journey to the United States and home again, sharing his innermost thoughts throughout the trip. Upon returning to Australia, he discovers his love for photography, a passion that finally gave him a tangible method to share his thoughts and dreams with others.

An excerpt from “Look and See Me”:

“If the journey
is a long one
and I show signs of tiring,
prop my head
against a wall
or better still
the warmth
of your breast.”

“Look and See Me” is both a written and visual account of his journey, a record of loneliness, melancholy, despair and hope. He takes readers through the major beats of his life, from 18 years old to nearly 60, sharing autobiographical poetry and images along the way.

“Look and See Me”
By Raymond Cooper
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 122 pages | ISBN 9781466993037
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 122 pages | ISBN 9781466993020
E-Book | ISBN 9781466993044
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Raymond Cooper has travelled extensively throughout his life. He has worked as a lifeguard, flight attendant, photographer, actor, film director, gardener and more. Cooper lives and writes in Aireys Inlet, Australia. He is also the author of his 2004 autobiography, “Time Well Spent.”

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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