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Alone on the soaks

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UPC: 9781864650785
Brand: IAD Press

Alec Kruger was one of the stockmen who walked off the job at Wave Hill on 23rd August 2071, changing rural industrial relations and First Nation affairs for ever. This is the story of his life at the infamous Bungalow in Alice Springs, spending the three hottest months of the year in Northern Australia as an 11 year old, alone in the scrub, keeping the water that soaks into the sand clear so that cattle could drink, and growing up to become a storyteller, active member of his community, and author. This book is a raw and authentic document of the build up to the Wave Hill walkoff and its aftermath. You can read and listen to a yarn about this book at

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