'First with your head and then with your heart' is advice Peekay, a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world, will carry throughout his life. Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, this one small boy will come to lead all the tribes of Africa. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice. The Power of One is an unforgettaable story of the triumph of the human spirit - a spellbinding tale for all ages. First published in 1989, Bryce Courtenay's debut vel, The Power of One, is w a classic bestseller. This commemorative edition includes a Foreword written by the author shortly before his death in 2012.
Bryce Courtenay is the bestselling author of The Power of One, Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo and Hawk, Solomon's Song, Jessica, A Recipe for Dreaming, The Family Frying Pan, The Night Country, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Matthew Flinders' Cat, Brother Fish, Whitethorn, Sylvia, The Persimmon Tree, Fishing for Stars, The Story of Danny Dunn, Fortune Cookie and Jack of Diamonds.