Alone on the Soaks: The Life and Times of Alec Kruger
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Snatched from his mother at age three, institutionalized for seven years, sent to work at age 10â€”Alec Kruger</strong>'s harrowing childhood and life's journey are chronicled in this deeply moving autobiography. A child of mixed Aboriginal</strong> descent, he survived the loneliness and bullies of a stolen childhood to become a drover, army recruit, and plaintiff in the High Court. Tracing his search for a sense of belonging, this personal account ultimately reveals how, through the Central Australian Stolen Generations and Families Aboriginal</strong> Corporation, he was able to triumph in the struggle for recognition, reconciliation, and recompense.