About the Author:
Born in Texas, Sandra Farris lived for a time in Los Angeles, where she completed her high school education. While attending Narbonne High, she served on her school newspaper. During that time, Sandra developed a series about, and interviewed students with interesting backgrounds; wrote an article for the Lomita News; and was interviewed by the Woman’s Section Editor of the Torrance Press, Torrance, California.
Settling in southeast Arizona, she attended college to continue her education and hone her writing skills.
About the book:
The year 1919 ended in tragedy for young Corey James. Her life is shattered when a car crash takes her beloved parents' lives and she is forced to live with relatives she has never seen before. Her aunt is verbally and physically abusive until Corey has no recourse but to run away.
Disguised as a boy and, with the help of an old hobo, she begins a journey that takes her on a series of adventures, both perilous and heartwarming. As they ride the rails together, Andy Curruthers helps restore Corey's self-esteem, teaches her about life and helps form the woman she becomes.
What readers are saying:
~ There are a host of lovable supporting characters, Gus Thatcher, Lord Mayor, Injun and even Muffin, her delightful dog who never leaves Corey side no matter how dark things get.
~ Our heroin finds the good people as unlikely they may seem to be by all appearances and she puts her trust in them.
~ CAN YOU HEAR THE MUSIC is a beautiful, well-written and heart-warming story.