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Jack Charles: A Born-again Blakfella, Charles,  Jack
Jack Charles: A Born-again Blakfella
Jack Charles

Paperback $34.99 - Penguin Australia Pty Ltd
Australian Non Fiction - Published: 20/Aug/2019 - ISBN: 9780143792222

Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the government's White Australia Policy. The loneliness and isolation he experienced during those years had a devastating impact on him that endured long after he reconnected with his Aboriginal roots and discovered his stolen identity. Jack Charles has worn many hats throughout his life- actor, cat burglar, musician, heroin addict, activist, even Senior Victorian Australian of the Year. But the title he's most proud to claim is that of Aboriginal Elder. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, his memoir reveals the 'ups and downs of this crazy, drugged up, locked up, fucked up, and at times unbelievable, life'.

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