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The Resource Tell me why : the story of my life and my music, Archie Roach

Tell me why : the story of my life and my music, Archie Roach

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Tell me why : the story of my life and my music
Title
Tell me why
Title remainder
the story of my life and my music
Statement of responsibility
Archie Roach
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful memoir of a true Australian legend: stolen child, musical and lyrical genius, and leader. No one has lived as many lives as Archie Roachstolen child, seeker, teenage alcoholic, lover, father, musical and lyrical genius, and leaderbut it took him almost a lifetime to find out who he really was. Roach was only two years old when he was forcibly removed from his family. Brought up by a series of foster parents until his early teens, his world imploded when he received a letter that spoke of a life he had no memory of. In this intimate, moving and often shocking memoir, Archie's story is an extraordinary odyssey through love and heartbreak, family and community, survival and renewaland the healing power of music. Overcoming enormous odds to find his story and his people, Archie voices the joy, pain and hope he found on his path through song to become the legendary singersongwriter and storyteller that he is today beloved by fans worldwide. "Tell Me Why" is a stunning account of resilience and the strength of spirit and of a great love story
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
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1955-
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Roach, Archie
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Read how you want 16
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  • Roach, Archie
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Singers
  • Stolen generations (Australia)
Target audience
adult
Label
Tell me why : the story of my life and my music, Archie Roach
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Copyright page from the original book
  • Optimized reading formats
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
Bibliography note
Includes discography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
v, 468 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780369335814
Isbn Type
(paperback : large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimilies
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Tell me why : the story of my life and my music, Archie Roach
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Copyright page from the original book
  • Optimized reading formats
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
Bibliography note
Includes discography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
v, 468 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780369335814
Isbn Type
(paperback : large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimilies
Specific material designation
large print

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