The Power of One

Publisher details

The Power of One
Author
Bryce Courtenay
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 February, 1989

Synopsis

First with your head and then with your heart...To Peekay, a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world, this is a piece of advice that he will carry with him throughout his life.Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, this one small boy will come to lead all the tribes of Africa. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice.Bryce Courtenay's classic bestseller is a story of the triumph of the human spirit – a spellbinding tale for all ages.#11 in Australia's Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads#36 in ABC My Favourite Book #19 in Australia's Top 100 2016
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

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