Sandra S. Navarro holds a doctorate in Anthropology. Her sweeping narratives are informed looks at people and places in the United States over time. Inspired by a collection of letters from five generations of her own family, Sandra writes about the impact of historical events and societal change on family members and collective family lore. Dr. Navarro is an active member of the California Writers Club, one of the nation’s oldest professional organizations for writers. She lives in the Sacramento, California area.