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Songs of Sadness, Songs of Love

4.67 of 5 stars 4.67  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A childhood illness leaves Ryan Graves with a paralyzed arm and emotionally painful ways to try to hide it. Following a failed high school romance and a subsequent divorce, Ryan's self-confidence is shattered. Later, Gillian helps Ryan focus on what is, not what isn't, which includes their love.
Published June 21st 2010 by Authorhouse (first published May 1st 2010)
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B.K. Walker
Songs of Sadness, Songs of Love by Larry Andrews left me with mixed feelings.

Ryan Graves is the main character and very likeable. He was struck with an illness when he was a child that left him disabled - his right arm just quit growing. So as he got older, he had this short arm that he was always trying to hide and very self conscious of, sometimes it was too much self consciousness.

When he enters into middle school, he is surrounded by new people and he is very aware that his arm may be a hi
Larry Andrews
Songs Of Sadness, Songs Of Love, by Larry Andrews

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• “This is a heart-warming story of a young boy growing up. Not only does he have the usual fears of adolescence, but a physical disability that causes him great concerns of being rejected by his peers. Follow this young man as he goes through middle school, high school, and the University to reach the heights that most of us would have not dreamed of obtaining. This is also a love story that many will
Larry Andrews
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Larry K. Andrews: I am a former sportswriter, English teacher, university linguistics professor and catch-and-release angler, I like a variety of music: country, gospel, classical, the 50's, 60's, and 70's and traditional jazz. I belong to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Missouri Tigers, and St. Louis Cardinals nations, and I enjoy dark, bold coffees and all types of ethnic foods.
I began my university
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