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The power of one, Bryce Courtenay

Label
The power of one
Title
The power of one
Statement of responsibility
Bryce Courtenay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in South Africa during World War II, where a large segment of th Boer population had pro-Nazi sympathies, it tells the story of Peekay, an English boy whose valiant odyssey through a land of tribal superstition and modern prejudice makes him a symbol of belief in oneself to black and white alike. -- From dust jacket
Summary
Follows Peekay, a white British boy in South Africa during World War II, between the ages of five and eleven, as he survives an abusive boarding school and goes on to succeed in life and the boxing ring, with help from a chicken, a boxer, a pianist, black African prisoners, and many others
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384666
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 010-up
  • Lexile: 940
LC call number
PR9619.3.C5964
LC item number
P69 1989
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The power of one, Bryce Courtenay
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Publication
Note
About the author: Bryce Courtenay was born in South Africa, is an Australian and has lived in Sydney for the major part of his life
Control code
69772
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
518 p.
Isbn
9780679724155
Lccn
88029684
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18519819
  • (OCoLC)18519819
Label
The power of one, Bryce Courtenay
Link
Publication
Note
About the author: Bryce Courtenay was born in South Africa, is an Australian and has lived in Sydney for the major part of his life
Control code
69772
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
518 p.
Isbn
9780679724155
Lccn
88029684
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18519819
  • (OCoLC)18519819

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