The Power of One

The Power of One

Audiobook CD - 2003
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A novel about a small boy's triumph over cruelty and loneliness to become a famous boxer. Set in the turbulent 1940's in Southern Africa, it is an epic of survival in the best of dramatic traditions.
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.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Australia : Bolinda Audio Books, p2003
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781741636352
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (9 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Bower, Humphrey


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Jun 04, 2013

I did not want this to end!!! Not only was the writing wonderful, but the reading was fabulous!! I want all of Mr Courtenay's books on tape! I will also look up any other books Humphrey Bower has narrated.

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