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The power of one

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First with your head and then with your heart ... So says Hoppie Groenewald, boxing champion, to a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world. For the young Peekay, its a piece of advice he will carry with him 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. Through enduring friendships with Hymie and Gideon, Peekay gains the strength he needs to win out. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice.
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Grouping Title power of one
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auth_author2 Bower, Humphrey.
author Courtenay, Bryce, 1933-2012.
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display_description Set in South Africa during World War II, where a large segment of the Boer population had pro-Nazi sympathies, it tells the story of Peekay, an English boy whose valiant odyssey through a land of tribal superstition and modern prejudice makes him a symbol of belief in oneself to black and white alike. -- From dust jacket.
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subject_facet Apartheid -- Fiction, Apartheid. -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Boxing -- Fiction, Boxing stories, Children -- South Africa -- Fiction, Children -- South Africa. -- Fiction, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction, Prisons -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Self-confidence -- Fiction, South Africa -- Fiction, South Africa -- History -- 1909-1961 -- Fiction, South Africa -- History. -- 1909-1961 -- Fiction, War stories, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- South Africa -- Fiction
title_display The power of one
title_full The Power of One, The power of one / Bryce Courtenay, The power of one / by Bryce Courtenay, The power of one [sound recording] / Bryce Courtenay
title_short The power of one
topic_facet Apartheid, Audiobooks, Boxing, Boxing stories, Children, Conduct of life, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, History, Prejudices, Prisons, Schools, Self-confidence, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Fiction