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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

Label
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 Roach--stolen child, seeker, teenage alcoholic, lover, father, musical and lyrical genius, and leader--but 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 renewal--and 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 singer-songwriter 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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roach, Archie
Dewey number
782.42164092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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.
Control code
23516701
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
378 pages, 32 unnumberd pages of plates
Isbn
9781760850166
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2019039348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (colour and black & white), portraits, facsimilies
Label
Tell me why : the story of my life and my music, Archie Roach
Publication
Copyright
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.
Control code
23516701
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
378 pages, 32 unnumberd pages of plates
Isbn
9781760850166
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2019039348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (colour and black & white), portraits, facsimilies

Library Locations

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