Boys of the Lake is a snapshot of life in Perth in the mid-twentieth century, brought to life via stories of Steven Mailey's young life in Shenton Park. 'Boys of the Lake' paints a vivid picture of a young, free-spirited life growing up in a bygone era. This book chronicles the joys, memories and trials of childhood through to teenage years, as seen through the eyes of the author and his boyhood friends in
Perth Western Australia. From the Nedlands Boys' Home, the humblest challenges of schooling at Rosalie State School, the War years and remembrance of those who served, to the adventures and pranks at Shenton Park Lake (Sent's Lake) as well as all the experiences in between. 258 x 183mm., pp. 280, black & white and colour plates, appendix (1-5). Hard cover in dust jacket. Contents, SIGNED by STEVEN MAILEY ('Kindest Wishes Steven Mailey 2016' - front endpaper) - no other inscriptions; in dust jacket. FINE.