The Power of One

Author(s): Bryce Courtenay

Adult Fiction

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. 'The ultimate international bestseller.' New York Times

Product Information

" "The Power of One "has everything: suspense, the exotic, violence; mysticism, psychology and magic; schoolboy adventures, drama in the boxing ring." - "The New York Times" "From the Hardcover edition."

Bryce Courtenay was born in South Africa and has lived in Sydney for the major part of his life. He is the bestselling author of The Power of One, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Jessica, Solomon's Song, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Whitethorn, and Brother Fish.

General Fields

  • : 9780143004554
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : June 2006
  • : 198mm X 137mm X 38mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bryce Courtenay
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : 629