skip to content
Alone on the soaks : the life and times of Alec Kruger Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Alone on the soaks : the life and times of Alec Kruger

Author: Alec Kruger; Gerard Waterford
Publisher: Alice Springs, NT : IAD Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Alec Kruger was snatched from his mother at three, institutionalised for seven years and sent to work at ten. He was never paid and barely fed. Alec Kruger, a child of mixed Aboriginal descent, survived the loneliness and bullies of a stolen childhood to become a drover, an army recruit, footy player and a plaintiff in the High Court of Australia.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kruger, Alec, 1924-
Alone on the soaks.
Alice Springs, NT : IAD Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608574241
Online version:
Kruger, Alec, 1924-
Alone on the soaks.
Alice Springs, NT : IAD Press, 2007
(OCoLC)629787215
Named Person: Alec Kruger; Alec Kruger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Kruger; Gerard Waterford
ISBN: 9781864650785 1864650788
OCLC Number: 162154707
Description: 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Alec Kruger and Gerard Waterford.

Abstract:

Alec Kruger was snatched from his mother at three, institutionalised for seven years and sent to work at ten. He was never paid and barely fed. Alec Kruger, a child of mixed Aboriginal descent, survived the loneliness and bullies of a stolen childhood to become a drover, an army recruit, footy player and a plaintiff in the High Court of Australia.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/162154707> # Alone on the soaks : the life and times of Alec Kruger
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "162154707" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xoa> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/alice_springs_nt> ; # Alice Springs, NT
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/mudburra_people_c25_nt_se53_05> ; # Mudburra people (C25) (NT SE53-05)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/occupations_pastoral_industry_workers_drovers_stockmen> ; # Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/aboriginal_australians_removal> ; # Aboriginal Australians--Removal
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/economic_sectors_pearling> ; # Economic sectors - Pearling
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/katherine_river_nt_top_end_sd53_05_sd53_09_sd53_12> ; # Katherine River (NT Top End SD53-05, SD53-09, SD53-12)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/history_biographies_indigenous> ; # History - Biographies - Indigenous
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1736393> ; # Stolen generations (Australia)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Person/kruger_alec_1924> ; # Alec Kruger
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/arrernte_aranda_people_c8_nt_sg53_02> ; # Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Organization/the_bungalow_alice_springs_n_t> ; # The Bungalow (Alice Springs, N.T.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Organization/kahlin_compound> ; # Kahlin Compound.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/atnarpa_south_central_nt_sf53_14> ; # Atnarpa (South Central NT SF53-14)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/defence> ; # Defence
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/engawala_alcoota_south_central_nt_sf53_10> ; # Engawala / Alcoota (South Central NT SF53-10)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/history_genealogy_and_family_history> ; # History - Genealogy and family history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/pine_creek_nt_top_end_sd52_08> ; # Pine Creek (NT Top End SD52-08)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/73637673> ; # Alec Kruger
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.89915092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/aboriginal_australians> ; # Aboriginal Australians
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/loves_creek_south_central_nt_sf53_14> ; # Loves Creek (South Central NT SF53-14)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/794496> ; # Aboriginal Australians
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/economic_sectors_agriculture_and_horticulture_pastoral_industry_beef_cattle> ; # Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/child_welfare_child_parent_separation_stolen_generations> ; # Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/mparntwe_alice_springs_south_central_nt_sf53_14> ; # Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/employment_conditions_wages_stolen_wages> ; # Employment - Conditions - Wages - Stolen wages
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/46545846> ; # Gerard Waterford
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/73637673> ; # Alec Kruger
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "Alec Kruger was snatched from his mother at three, institutionalised for seven years and sent to work at ten. He was never paid and barely fed. Alec Kruger, a child of mixed Aboriginal descent, survived the loneliness and bullies of a stolen childhood to become a drover, an army recruit, footy player and a plaintiff in the High Court of Australia."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/477249281> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608574241> ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/629787215> ;
   schema:name "Alone on the soaks : the life and times of Alec Kruger"@en ;
   schema:productID "162154707" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/162154707#PublicationEvent/alice_springs_nt_iad_press_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Agent/iad_press> ; # IAD Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781864650785> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/162154707> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Organization/the_bungalow_alice_springs_n_t> # The Bungalow (Alice Springs, N.T.)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "The Bungalow (Alice Springs, N.T.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Person/kruger_alec_1924> # Alec Kruger
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1924" ;
   schema:familyName "Kruger" ;
   schema:givenName "Alec" ;
   schema:name "Alec Kruger" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/alice_springs_nt> # Alice Springs, NT
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Alice Springs, NT" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/atnarpa_south_central_nt_sf53_14> # Atnarpa (South Central NT SF53-14)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Atnarpa (South Central NT SF53-14)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/engawala_alcoota_south_central_nt_sf53_10> # Engawala / Alcoota (South Central NT SF53-10)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Engawala / Alcoota (South Central NT SF53-10)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/katherine_river_nt_top_end_sd53_05_sd53_09_sd53_12> # Katherine River (NT Top End SD53-05, SD53-09, SD53-12)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Katherine River (NT Top End SD53-05, SD53-09, SD53-12)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/loves_creek_south_central_nt_sf53_14> # Loves Creek (South Central NT SF53-14)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Loves Creek (South Central NT SF53-14)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/mparntwe_alice_springs_south_central_nt_sf53_14> # Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Place/pine_creek_nt_top_end_sd52_08> # Pine Creek (NT Top End SD52-08)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pine Creek (NT Top End SD52-08)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/arrernte_aranda_people_c8_nt_sg53_02> # Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/child_welfare_child_parent_separation_stolen_generations> # Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/economic_sectors_agriculture_and_horticulture_pastoral_industry_beef_cattle> # Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/economic_sectors_pearling> # Economic sectors - Pearling
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Economic sectors - Pearling"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/employment_conditions_wages_stolen_wages> # Employment - Conditions - Wages - Stolen wages
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Employment - Conditions - Wages - Stolen wages"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/history_biographies_indigenous> # History - Biographies - Indigenous
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "History - Biographies - Indigenous"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/history_genealogy_and_family_history> # History - Genealogy and family history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "History - Genealogy and family history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/mudburra_people_c25_nt_se53_05> # Mudburra people (C25) (NT SE53-05)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mudburra people (C25) (NT SE53-05)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477249281#Topic/occupations_pastoral_industry_workers_drovers_stockmen> # Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1736393> # Stolen generations (Australia)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stolen generations (Australia)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/794496> # Aboriginal Australians
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aboriginal Australians"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46545846> # Gerard Waterford
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1957" ;
   schema:familyName "Waterford" ;
   schema:givenName "Gerard" ;
   schema:name "Gerard Waterford" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73637673> # Alec Kruger
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1924" ;
   schema:familyName "Kruger" ;
   schema:givenName "Alec" ;
   schema:name "Alec Kruger" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781864650785>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1864650788" ;
   schema:isbn "9781864650785" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608574241>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Alone on the soaks." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/162154707> ; # Alone on the soaks : the life and times of Alec Kruger
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/629787215>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Alone on the soaks." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/162154707> ; # Alone on the soaks : the life and times of Alec Kruger
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.