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THE POWER OF ONE - Warmly Inscribed and SIGNED by BRYCE COURTENAY - True First Australian Edition -

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THE POWER OF ONE - Warmly Inscribed and SIGNED by BRYCE COURTENAY - True First Australian Edition -
Publisher: Richmond, William Heinemann Australia
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Edition: True First Australian edition - hard cover in dust jacket
ISBN: 0855612371
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

'The Power Of One' is a magnificent moving novel of a small boy's strength over cruelty and loneliness. Set in the turbulent 1940s in Southern Africa. At the age of five, Peekay is torn from his home and sent to boarding school. There, he is terrorized by a group of bullying boys, and his only friend is a marvelous old chicken, 'Grandpa Chook'. He

has learnt the first lesson of the 'Power of One', survival. This is a novel of compassion and dramatic tension, rich in unforgettable characters. Hard cover in dust jacket. True First Australian Edition. 245 x 165mm., pp. 6 (preliminaries), 506. Hard cover in dust jacket. Content pages (mainly "front edge") has medium to light "mottled" foxing; WARMLY INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the AUTHOR ("For Richard (?) - much loved running mate and friend - BRYCE COURTENAY") - no other inscriptions. VG+/VG+


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