Podcast: To Celebrate the 30 Year Anniversary of The Power of One, Christine Courtenay Discusses her Late Husband Bryce’s Legacy

Podcast: To Celebrate the 30 Year Anniversary of The Power of One, Christine Courtenay Discusses her Late Husband Bryce’s Legacy

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Christine Courtenay talks to Cheryl Akle about her late husband, bestselling author Bryce Courtenay, his writing, his incredible legacy and the 30-year anniversary of his novel, The Power of One.

About Christine Courtenay:

Christine Courtenay grew up on a cattle property in North Eastern Victoria. After university, Christine’s passion for travel led her to co-found Australian Himalayan Expeditions (now World Expeditions), a pioneering trekking and adventure travel company. Christine then established her own travel consultancy, Go Wild, and in 2003, she became a founding director of the Australian Himalayan Foundation, an NGO dedicated to health, education and environment projects in the Himalayas.

Christine married beloved Australian author Bryce Courtenay in 2011, and today continues to champion her late husband’s amazing literary legacy. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bryce’s most famous novel, The Power of One, and in this podcast Christine talks about its enduring impact and ongoing relevance.

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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

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                  1. Denise Lawungkurr Goodfellow says:

                    Dearest Christine, Bryce married ‘big’ as well, a lady big in heart and love and generosity. Thank you, dear friend, for sharing this. It brings back memories for me too. Now, when is the book coming out? Your “Life with Bryce” can then become “the book under the Christmas tree”!