IF I EVER GET OUT OF HERE It's 1975. Lewis lives in abject poverty on the reservation. His favorite band, the Beatles, has broken up. He's the only Indian in the class for smart kids. And he's in middle school. Times are tough.When George, a military kid, arrives, the two bond over their mutual appreciation of music. Lewis shares select pieces of his life with George. However, he struggles to avoid revealing the true
Review: If I Ever Get Out of Here Lewis Black lives in New York on the Tuscarora Indian reservation. His life on the "rez" is far from glamorous. His mother works hard everyday to make ends meet because his father left without looking back. As a result, his house is shabby, to say the least. He's never owned a new set of clothing. Despite the lack of allure, this is the life that Lewis knows and loves. "In IF I EVER GET OUT OF ...
LibraryThing Review Set in the mid- to late 1970s in upstate New York, Lewis tells his story about growing up on the Tuscarora Reservation, going to a mostly white school, and trying to balance out two worlds in a place
Review: If I Ever Get Out of Here If I Ever Get Out Of Here by Eric Gansworth uses music as a huge theme and is a historical fiction young adult book. These two elements are among my favorite things to read. Read the rest of my review here
LibraryThing Review Young Native American boy from the Northeast of the Tuscarora tries to balance life with his own culture, family, school and white society. Lewis is skinny smart kid that lives on a reservation and
LibraryThing Review A wonderfully written, insightful and relatable novel about friendship, music, being an outside, and living in poverty.