The Power of One
By (author) Bryce Courtenay
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Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
Book DescriptionBorn in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world. Peekay starts to take boxing lessons, makes new friends, collects cacti and plays the piano. Above all, he learns to think with his head and then with his heart. He discovers that nothing can defeat the determination to be true to yourself: that this is the power of one. brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143004554
(196mm x 129mm x 46mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Australia
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 29-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: Australia
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Power of One, Hardback (October 2013)» View all books by Bryce Courtenay
This classic bestseller has now been adapted and condensed for younger readers. A timeless story of the conflict between black and white, strong and weak, this book follows a young boy's journey to manhood. This brilliant new Puffin edition ends as Peekay leaves for a new school in Johannesburg. For ages 8 to 12.
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Author Biography - Bryce Courtenay
Bryce Courtenay is the bestselling author of The Power of One, Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Solomon's Song, Jessica, A Recipe for Dreaming, The Family Frying Pan, The Night Country, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Matthew Flinders' Cat, Brother Fish, Whitethorn, Sylvia, The Persimmon Tree, Fishing for Stars, The Story of Danny Dunn, Fortune Cookie and Jack of Diamonds. The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning television miniseries. facebook.com/BryceCourtenay The World of Bryce Courtenay For all media queries regarding Bryce Courtenay please contact Anyez Lindop, Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Penguin Group (Australia) on 03 9811 2512 or 0419 008 556 or by email to email@example.com
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