April Fool’s Day

Publisher details

April Fool's Day
Author
Bryce Courtenay
Publisher
Penguin
Genres
Biography and Memoir, True Story
Released
01 January, 1993

Synopsis

In the end, love is more important than everything and it will conquer and overcome anything. Or that's how Damon saw it, anyway. Damon wanted a book that talked a lot about love.Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life. Damon's story is one of lifelong struggle, his love for Celeste, the compassion of family, and a fight to the end for integrity.A testimony to the power of love, April Fool's Day is also about understanding: how when we confront our worst, we can become our best.#12 in Australia's Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads
Bryce Courtenay
About the author

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 DunnFortune 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.The Silver Moon: Reflections and Stories on Life, Death and Writing is being published in November 2014

Books by Bryce Courtenay

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