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A truncated and unformatted biographical extract follows:Mudrooroo was born at East Cubelling (near Narrogin) in Western Australia. At the age of nine he was placed in a Catholic orphanage, where he lived until he was sixteen. He spent a year in Fremantle Prison, then lived for a time in the home of Mary Durack (q.v.). She was later to write the foreword to his novel, Wild Cat Falling, published in 1965 and accclaimed as the first novel by an Indigenous Australian.
After moving to Melbourne in 1958, he travelled in Thailand, Malaysia and India. He spe....
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