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ISBN13: 9780385028967
ISBN10: 0385028962
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In her own, beautiful, simple words, the Baroness Maria Augusta Trapp tells the dramatic story that inspired the classic American musical The Sound of Music.

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Megan in Vermont, December 14, 2013 (view all comments by Megan in Vermont)
I really enjoyed this book. I watched "The Sound of Music" many, many times when I was young, and it was fascinating to read the real story behind the movie. I loved the movie, but I felt it glossed over an awful lot. The book spends a lot of time talking about daily family life before the war, which I felt added a lot of depth to the characters. Most importantly, it also spends time on what happened to the family after they left Austria, and the lives they made for themselves in the US. Maria has an engaging writing style, and as a bonus, there is a selection of photos included in the book. Highly recommended for anyone who liked the movie, but wants to know more!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385028967
Author:
Trapp, Maria A.
Publisher:
Doubleday
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Country & Folk
Subject:
History, reference and criticism
Subject:
Composers & Musicians
Subject:
Folk singers
Subject:
Trapp Family
Subject:
Trapp family singers
Subject:
Folk singers -- Biography.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
1990
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312 p.
Dimensions:
8.34x5.41x.92 in. .70 lbs.

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