Jack Charles – Born Again Blackfella

Jack Charles – Born Again Blackfella

Author: Jack Charles & Namila Benson

Jack Charles has worn many hats through-out his life; actor, cat burgler, musician, heroin addict, prisioner, activist, even Senior Vistorian Australian of the Year. But the title he is most proud to claim is that of Aboriginal Elder. Stolen from his Mother & placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Unckle Jack was raised under the Governments “White Australian Policy”. The loneliness & isolation he experienced during those years had a devasting impact on him that endured long after he reconnected with his Aboriginal roots & discovered his stolen identity. Even today he says he feels like an outsider; a loner & a fringe dweller. This is an honest, no-holds-barred memoir where he reveals the up’s & down’s of this crazy drugged-up, locked up, stuffed up & at times unbelievable life. Heartbreaking & hilarious.

$28.00