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posted by roebling in Books

Local writer pens children’s book about Redcoats

December 7, 2012

As a parent, an employer, a music fan and a rabid 'Dog fan, I can't conceal my respect and admiration for the skill and talent and work ethic of successive generations of Georgia's Redcoats Marching Band. And, I must confess that I shared my enthusiasm and admiration with my musically-gifted kids, before they went to college, ad nauseum. Association with other kids who also play instruments, I teased. Free admission to all the games, here and away! Parties! (Scholarships!)

I couldn't interest my kids but, if you're similarly motivated and your children are still quite young, you may want to check out a new children's book. "Dreaming of the Redcoat Band" by local author Richard Gnann, "is basically the story of his son’s dream of playing in the University of Georgia Redcoat Band."

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http://www.barrowcountynews.com/section/33/article/18753/

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