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All My Friends Will Buy It (Hardback)

A Bottlefield Tour

Military > Biographies > Military Biographies

By Leo Cooper
Imprint: Wharncliffe Books
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781862272842
Published: 13th June 2005
Last Released: 1st August 2007



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This is a long awaited memoir from leading military publisher Leo Cooper. Yorkshire born. he was educated at Radley and by National Service in Kenya, before returning to London to join the publishing firm Longmans. He later worked for Andre Deutsch and Hamish Hamilton, who both decided that he was unemployable, a decision with which he thoroughly concurred. They both sacked him. There was only one thing to do and that was 'if you can't join them, beat them' and this was what Leo did. This book is a vivid account of the efforts made to keep a small publishing company going whilst being permanently short of capital and experience.

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 Leo Cooper

About Leo Cooper

Born on 25 March 1934, Leonard 'Leo' Cooper worked for numerous distinguished publishing houses before setting up his own independent publishing house, Leo Cooper Ltd, in 1968. His most outstanding publication was the Marquess of Anglesey's 8-volume History of the British Cavalry. Some of his other authors of note include Brigadier 'Mad Mike' Calvert, Michael Glover and Brigadier 'Honky' Henniker.

After numerous mergers and changes in ownership, his firm was sold to the Barnsley Chronicle and renamed Pen & Sword Books. Leo continued to work with us until he retired from publishing around 10 years ago.

Cooper's memoirs were published in 2005, entitled All My Friends Will Buy It - A Bottlefield Tour.

Leo Cooper sadly died aged 79, on Friday, 29 November 2013, survived by his wife - author Jilly Cooper - and children.

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