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The Power of One Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six year old Peekay learns that small can beat big Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world Peekay starts to take boxing lessons, makes new friends, collects cacti and plays the piano Above all, he learns to think with his head and then with his heart He discovers that nothing can defeat the determination to be true to yourself that this is the power of one.


10 thoughts on “The Power of One

  1. says:

    Wow incredible I fell in love with Peekay even before he was five years old, starting in South Africa, when he shares of being nursed from his lovely black nanny before being sent to boarding school although we follow him


  2. says:

    Audio version with introduction by the author himself He is such a larrikin with a happy voice Bryce Courtenay s debut, apparently toiled over at the kitchen table with his son s girlfriend stating This is the best book I v


  3. says:

    Pride is holding your head up high when everyone around you has theirs bowed Courage is what makes you do it The Power of One tells the story of 5 year old Peekay A white English speaking South African boy,on his journey of


  4. says:

    The dazzling writing style of Bryce Courtenay is captured in this, his debut novel Its intricate prose and powerful characters bring a story to life that few readers will be able to resist In rural South Africa during the lat


  5. says:

    My all time favourite book


  6. says:

    I just finished reading The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay which was recommended to me by JK in our little cross country virtual book club Divided into three parts, this is a story of a boy named Peekay coming of age in 1930 1


  7. says:

    Took me some time to read, but not because it wasn t good, but just because there is so much to this story A supremely well written book If you like historical fiction the type focused on people living in certain historical eras


  8. says:

    Of all the books I read in 2009 one stands out in the horizon of my memory, a mass market paperback with 540 pages of microscopic print which I devoured in a day and a half.The Power of one gave me the chance to meet a part of my


  9. says:

    I hardly know where to begin writing this review This book had been on my to read list for a long time I finally decided to take the plunge and listen to the Audible version, narrated by the fantastic Humphrey Bowers who really br


  10. says:

    I read THE POWER OF ONE 8 years ago, and the story and messages of the novel continue to resonate with me still This is such a powerful journey of character, courage, and self I would read this book again in a heartbeat Truly amazi


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