Blues Lessons

By Robert Hellenga

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In the lush countryside of 1950s Michigan, young Martin Dijksterhuis has everything he could ever want, living among his extended family and working in his family's orchard fields. Despite his mother's plans for him to attend college in Chicago, he has no desire to leave home. One autumn, in a camp of migrant farm workers, Martin discovers a music that touches him like no In the lush countryside of 1950s...

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January 7th 2003 by Scribner

(first published 2001)

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Quotes From "Blues Lessons"

"There was a time I didn't know your name
Why should I worry, cry in vain
but now she's gone, and I don't worry
cause I'm sittin' on top of the world."

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