Book Club Notes: Choose Bryce Courtenay’s The Power of One for Your Book Club

Book Club Notes: Choose Bryce Courtenay’s The Power of One for Your Book Club

About Bryce Courtenay

The Late Bryce Courtenay was 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, Jack of Diamonds and The Silver Moon: Reflections and Stories on Life, Death and Writing. The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning television miniseries.

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              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

              Books by Bryce Courtenay

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