Story of a Life: The Harry Chapin Family Album

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Story of a Life: The Harry Chapin Family Album is a coffee table size book written by Chapin family members Elspeth Hart (mom), Sandy Chapin (wife), and Josh Chapin (son). It was published in United States in 2012. This work details Chapin family life with a large number of unpublished photographs. The book starts by delving into Harry's ancestry and notable parents and grandparents with sections on grandparent Kenneth Burke, and James Ormsbee Chapin and father drummer Jim Chapin. The book continues with stories and pictures about his early music career with Chapin Brothers, film career, philanthropic efforts, and family life during the time of his commercial success in the 1970s.

The book is also available for download as an e-book.

Release Details

  • 2102, USA, Wading River Books, 978-0-9791463-5-0, Hardcover.

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