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Note: Thomas Corbett's narrative, recorded and adapted by his daughter, Rosemary van den Berg.
Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 No Options, No Choice! : The Moore River Experience : My Father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal Half-Caste
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'Autobiography of Thomas Corbett as told to his daughter; born 1910 in the Pilbara, removed from his mother and taken to Moore River Settlement; working life in the south west of Western Australia; labouring and stock work; return to Moore River; marriage and family; final move from Moore River to Pinjarra in 1944.' Source: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/library/ (Sighted: 01/07/2009).

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 1994 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Magabala Books
      Extent: 229p.
      Description: illus., maps.
      Note/s:
      • Thomas Corbett's narrative, recorded and adapted by his daughter, Rosemary van den Berg.
      ISBN: 1875641122, 9781875641123

Works about this Work

A Place in the Past : Pilkington and Van Den Berg on the Moore River Settlement Julia Ravell , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Altitude , no. 6 2005;
The author looks at the Moore River experience in life stories by Rosemary Van Den Berg and Doris Pilkington.
Untitled Helen Woodall , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 39 no. 1 1995; (p. 43)

— Review of No Options, No Choice! : The Moore River Experience : My Father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal Half-Caste Rosemary van den Berg Thomas Corbett 1994 single work autobiography
Adventures of Thomas Corbett 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 6 April no. 73 1994; (p. 11)

— Review of No Options, No Choice! : The Moore River Experience : My Father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal Half-Caste Rosemary van den Berg Thomas Corbett 1994 single work autobiography
'No Options, No Choice! written by Thomas Corbett's daughter Rosemary van den Berg, from his tapes and notes, is a masterwork. With great charm and humour, Corbett relates the adventure of a life-time'.
Adventures of Thomas Corbett 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 6 April no. 73 1994; (p. 11)

— Review of No Options, No Choice! : The Moore River Experience : My Father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal Half-Caste Rosemary van den Berg Thomas Corbett 1994 single work autobiography
'No Options, No Choice! written by Thomas Corbett's daughter Rosemary van den Berg, from his tapes and notes, is a masterwork. With great charm and humour, Corbett relates the adventure of a life-time'.
Untitled Helen Woodall , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 39 no. 1 1995; (p. 43)

— Review of No Options, No Choice! : The Moore River Experience : My Father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal Half-Caste Rosemary van den Berg Thomas Corbett 1994 single work autobiography
A Place in the Past : Pilkington and Van Den Berg on the Moore River Settlement Julia Ravell , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Altitude , no. 6 2005;
The author looks at the Moore River experience in life stories by Rosemary Van Den Berg and Doris Pilkington.
Last amended 25 Jan 2018 09:51:08
Subjects:
  • Western Australia,
  • Moore River, Guilderton - Gingin area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • Moore River Native Settlement (1918-1951), Western Australia,
  • 1910-1992
Settings:
  • Moore River, Guilderton - Gingin area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
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