The Resource Taps : a novel, Willie Morris

Taps : a novel, Willie Morris

Label
Taps : a novel
Title
Taps
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Willie Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The final work from one of America's most beloved authors and an instant classic, TAPS takes readers on one last fictional journey to Willie Morris's South and spins a tender, powerful, very American story about the vanishing beauty of a charmed way of life and the fleeting boyhood of a young man coming of age in a time of war. In Fisk"s Landing, Mississippi, at the dawn of the Korean War, sixteen-year-old Swayze Barksdale is suddenly called to an unexpected duty - playing "Taps" at the gravesides of the town"s young casualties sent home from the front. Gradually, Swayze begins to pace his life around these all too frequent funerals, where his horn sounds the tragic note of the times. At turns funny, at turns poignant, TAPS abounds with colorful characters and yet "sings and sighs ... with a kind of minor key wistfulness" (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) as Swayze learns what it means to be a patriot, a son, a lover, a friend, a man
Cataloging source
OAsht
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Morris, Willie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O8745
LC item number
T36 2002
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Delta (Miss. : Region)
  • Teenage boys
  • Mississippi
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
  • Military participation
  • Teenage boys
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi
Label
Taps : a novel, Willie Morris
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Mariner book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036884835
Label
Taps : a novel, Willie Morris
Link
Publication
Note
"A Mariner book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036884835

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