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No Options No Choice!: The Moore River Experience : My Father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal Half-caste

van den Berg, Rosemary


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ife story of Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal half-caste, written by his daughter. Being fathered by a white man, Tom was taken away from his mother and institutionalised at Moore River Native Settlement at the age of six. He was forced to live in an alien culture very different from the tribal ways he had known. His recollection of degradation and hardship is a powerful indictment of the history of race relations in Australia. #241214/0521

Written by his daughter, this book is Thomas Corbett’s experience of the Moore River Native Settlement. “I don’t know how we Aborigines even survived such dominance or despair. But survive we did and I am living to tell my story”

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Authorvan den Berg, Rosemary
Number of pages229
PublisherMagabala Books
Year Published1994
Book Condition

VG+ (Very Good plus)

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