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Donald Pugh

Boys of the Lake Memoirs of Growing Up in Shenton Park, Western Australia

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This is the docudrama about Steven, and his mischievous misadventures as a young boy. Separated from his parents by a domestic dispute, he was placed in a Salvation Army's boys' home in the working class suburb of Shenton Park, in Perth, WA. Facing challenges, Stephen develops a relationship with the Rosalie boys and with the land, which was to sustain him throughout a productive life.

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This is the docudrama about Steven, and his mischievous misadventures as a young boy. Separated from his parents by a domestic dispute he was placed in a Salvation Army's boys' home in the working class suburb of Shenton Park, in Perth, WA. Steven develops a relationship with the Rosalie boys and with the land. This connection was to sustain him throughout a productive life. The viewer watches as he engages in many fun filled activities at the lake, including playing games and exploring the surrounding territories. We see him get up to mischief with his young friends in many ways, such as launching fruit raids, stoning roofs, and breaking lights. We watch as he progresses through school and obtains part-time employment. We finally see him reach adulthood and join with him as an old man when he reflects those early days with nostalgia.
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This is the docudrama about Steven, and his mischievous misadventures as a young boy. Separated from his parents by a domestic dispute, he was placed in a Salvation Army's boys' home in the working class suburb of Shenton Park, in Perth, WA. Facing challenges, Stephen develops a relationship with the Rosalie boys and with the land, which was to sustain him throughout a productive life.

SYNOPSIS
This is the docudrama about Steven, and his mischievous misadventures as a young boy. Separated from his parents by a domestic dispute he was placed in a Salvation Army's boys' home in the working class suburb of Shenton Park, in Perth, WA. Steven develops a relationship with the Rosalie boys and with the land. This connection was to sustain him throughout a productive life. The viewer watches as he engages in many fun filled activities at the lake, including playing games and exploring the surrounding territories. We see him get up to mischief with his young friends in many ways, such as launching fruit raids, stoning roofs, and breaking lights. We watch as he progresses through school and obtains part-time employment. We finally see him reach adulthood and join with him as an old man when he reflects those early days with nostalgia. Show less
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