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Taps Notes from a Nation's Heart

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ISBN-10: 0060096934

ISBN-13: 9780060096939

Edition: 2002

Authors: Richard H. Schneider

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No song is more intrinsically woven into the American tapestry than "Taps." Composed of a mere twenty-four notes, for nearly a century and a half it has been played to honor our country's fallen heroes, to pay tribute to our flag, and to herald the end of another day in a nation where freedom never sleeps. At one time or another every American has been touched by its haunting melody -- its clear, sad tones conjuring up memories of loved ones lost, instilling hope, bringing comfort and peace. In a work of heart and scholarship, author Richard H. Schneider examines the legends, the history, and the enduring importance of a simple, soaring anthem that was first played in the aftermath of a…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/30/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

He is senior staff officer at Guideposts magazine and author of Abingdon's best-selling children's book, Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect. He and his wife, and their two sons, live in Rye, New York.