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The power of one [electronic resource] / Bryce Courtenay.

By: Courtenay, Bryce, 1933-2012.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Laurel-Leaf Books, 2007, c1989Edition: Young readers' condensed ed.Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9780307786845 (electronic bk.); 0307786846 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Self-confidence -- Fiction | Conduct of life -- Fiction | South Africa -- History -- 1909-1961 -- Fiction | Boxing -- Fiction | Prejudices -- Fiction | Apartheid -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction | Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Boxing stories | Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction | Apartheid -- Juvenile fiction | Prisons -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- South Africa -- Juvenile fiction | South Africa -- History -- 1909-1961 -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Power of one.DDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold 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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"First Laurel-Leaf edition"--T.p. verso.

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"Unabridged version first published in hardcover in Australia by William Heinemann in 1989. Condensed version originally published in hardcover in Australia by Penguin Books, Ltd, Sydney, in 1999"--T.p. verso.

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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