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Tell me why : for young adults / Archie Roach
Bib ID 8555559
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Roach, Archie, 1955- author
 
Description Cammeray, NSW : Simon & Schuster Australia, 2021 
©2021 
391 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 20 cm 
ISBN 9781760858865 (paperback)
Summary

'There are many Australian stories, and mine is just one about what happened to me and other First Peoples of this country. It's important for me to tell my story - because it's not just part of my healing but of this country's as well. We all have a story and as you read this book I would like you to think of your own story, what that means and who is also a part of your story.' In his inspirational, highly acclaimed memoir - and including reflections from First Nations Elders and young people - Archie Roach tells the story of his life and his music. Only two when he was forcibly removed from his family, and brought up by a series of foster parents until his early teens, Archie's world imploded when he received a letter that spoke of a life he had no memory of. It took him almost a lifetime to find out who he really was. Tell Me Why is an unforgettable story of resilience, strength of spirit and hope.

Subjects Roach, Archie, 1955-  |  Stolen generations (Australia) -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.  |  Musicians -- Australia -- Biography  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australian -- Music.  |  Music -- Australia.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation.  |  Australian
Form/genre Autobiographies.

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