In deceptively simple prose and verse, Louis V. "Two Shoes" Clark III shares his life story, from childhood on the Rez, through school and into the working world, and ultimately as an elder, grandfather, and published poet. How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century explores Clark’s deeply personal and profound take on a wide range of subjects, from schoolyard bullying to wor...
|Title||:||How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century|
|Author||:||Louis V Clark|
|Number of Pages||:||120 pages|
How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century Reviews
I am not a connoisseur of poetry, so I can not claim that any of it is great. But the originality of the way the author tells his story is what pulled me in. This is not my first collection of poetry I've delved into or the first time the writing stood out as different. I really liked reading this memoir.
Written in a combination of rhyming and free verse, Clark provides unique insight into growing up in the Oneida tribe.
This is one of my new favorite books. I couldn't put it down. Review to come.