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The power of one

Author: Bryce Courtenay
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Young readers' condensed edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Courtenay, Bryce, 1933-
Power of one.
New York : Delacorte Press, 2005
(OCoLC)761198876
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 0385732546 9780385732543 0385902743 9780385902748
OCLC Number: 56598682
Target Audience: 010 & up.
Description: 291 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Bryce Courtenay.
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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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