Overview:The Liam Jurrah Story Updated Edition: From Yuendumu to the MCG and back again - Known as the 'Warlpiri Warrior,' the 'Jurrahcane' and 'Cougar,' one time Melbourne AFL footballer Liam Jurrah made his mark with startling displays of skill, artistry and the 'deadly' impact of his football ability. This book tells the extraordinary cultural journey travelled by Liam, a fully initiated Warlpiri man, from the remote Aboriginal desert community of Yuendumu to the MCG, as the first of his kind to play football at an elite level. Combating language and cultural hurdles along the way, Liam became not just an AFL player, but an instant star of the game. This updated edition tells Liam's remarkable story and explains the reasons for his tragic fall from grace, his departure from the game, his troubles with the law, his time in jail and his return to his home of Yuendumu, where it all began.Told by Bruce Hearn Mackinnon, whose family provided a home for Liam when he first moved to Melbourne, it's the story of Liam's time at Collingwood and Melbourne football clubs and an intimate insight into therichness of Liam's Warlpiri culture and an inspiration for those who might follow his lead.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780522865516. It was written by the following authors: Steve Gierhart, Brooks Atkinson, Nancy Malitz, Bruce Hearn Mackinnon. Book The Liam Jurrah Story Updated Edition: From Yuendumu to the MCG and back again, which can be read online, published by the company: LLC, Ardent Writer Press, Melbourne University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Entertainment, True Stories, Sports Books, Biography. The book was published on 2014-01-30 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 269 g. File for download The Liam Jurrah Story Updated Edition: From Yuendumu to the MCG and back again has PDF format and is called the-liam-jurrah-story-updated-edition-from-yuendumu-to-the-mcg-and-back-again.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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