Can You Hear the Music?
The year 1919 ended in tragedy for young Corey James. Her life is shattered when a car crash kills her beloved parents 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.
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"Listen, son, can you hear the music?" "What music, Pa? I don't hear anything." "Stand quiet and listen. Hear the wind singing through the trees, the birds whistling from the meadow and, if you listen ... Read full review