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The power of one, Bryce Courtenay

Label
The power of one
Title
The power of one
Statement of responsibility
Bryce Courtenay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Award
  • Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALA), Older Readers, 1994.
  • West Australian Young Readers's Book Award (WAYRBA), Older Readers, 1996.
  • West Australian Young Readers's Book Awards (WAYRBA), Avis Page Award, 1996.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
143147
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Courtenay, Bryce
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
10 & up
LC call number
PZ7.C83157
LC item number
Po 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-confidence
  • Conduct of life
  • Prejudices
  • Apartheid
  • Prisons
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Boxing
  • South Africa
  • Boxing stories
  • Sports stories
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The power of one, Bryce Courtenay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Young readers' condensed edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780385902748
Lccn
2004058258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 56598682
  • (OCoLC)56598682
Label
The power of one, Bryce Courtenay
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Young readers' condensed edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780385902748
Lccn
2004058258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 56598682
  • (OCoLC)56598682

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