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The power of one

Author: Bryce Courtenay; Humphrey Bower
Publisher: Victoria, Australia : Bolinda Audio Books, ©1989, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Young readers' editionView 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: Children's audiobooks
Audiobooks
Teenage audiobooks
Teen fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bryce Courtenay; Humphrey Bower
ISBN: 9781740939317 174093931X
OCLC Number: 144807557
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Humphrey Bower.
Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Bryce Courtenay.

Abstract:

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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