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              The Power of One: Young Readers' Ed
               

              The Power of One: Young Readers' Ed (Paperback, Abridged edition)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Six-year-old Peekay, born in the 1930s in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, one day learns that small can beat big. He learns to think with his head and then with his heart. He discovers that nothing can defeat the determination to be true to yourself; this is the powe...r of one.
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              ISBN 9780141304892
              Published AU 2 Aug 1999
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Puffin Young Readers
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              Fortune Cookie
               

              Fortune Cookie (Hardback)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              The new blockbuster from Bryce Courtenay.

              ISBN 9780670074082
              Published AU 15 Nov 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Tandia

              Tandia (Paperback)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Half-African, half-Indian and beautiful, Tandia is just a teenager when she is brutally attacked and violated by the South African police. Desperately afraid and consumed by hatred for the white man, Tandia seeks refuge in a brothel deep in the veld. Here, she trains as a terrori...st. But then Tandia meets a man with a past as strange as her own.
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              ISBN 9780143004547
              Published AU 5 Jun 2006
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Power of One

              The Power of One (Paperback)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, Peekay 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 figh...t to the death for justice.
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              ISBN 9780143004554
              Released AU 5 Jun 2006
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Fishing For Stars
                 

              Fishing For Stars (Paperback)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashb...acks to the Second World War.
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              ISBN 9780143011347
              Released AU 4 Jan 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Jack Of Diamonds
               

              Jack Of Diamonds (Hardback)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

              • RRP: $45.00
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              Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the ...owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to join the professional circuit, and to do that he needs serious money behind him. It's this need that sees him travel to the Belgian Congo, where he's heard it's possible to earn big money working in the most dangerous parts of the local copper mines. He gradually falls in love with Africa - and then with a beautiful Ethiopian woman. They move to London, where they bring up a daughter who becomes a supermodel. In a dramatic twist, the story returns to Africa - and to a fortune in diamonds. Jack of Diamonds is the story of a young, talented man, fighting to achieve his ambitions, and having to use his considerable talents to find his way in a perilous world.
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              ISBN 9780670076079
              Released AU 12 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Potato Factory

              The Potato Factory (Paperback)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Ikey Solomon is in the business of thieving. His partner in crime is his mistress, Mary Abacus, until misfortune befalls them. They are parted and each must make the harsh journey to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land. Mary builds The Potato Factory, where she plans a ne...w future. But her ambitions are threatened by Ikey's wife, Hannah.
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              ISBN 9780143004561
              Released AU 5 Jun 2006
              Publisher Penguin
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              Jessica

              Jessica (Paperback, New title)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Bryce Courtenay's bestselling novel is based on the true story of an unforgettable woman, Jessica, who rebels against the rules of her society. When a crime is committed Jessica must fight for what she loves until the end - and then at last her secret can be told. Television mini...-series to be screened July 2004.
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              ISBN 9780143004615
              Published AU 28 Aug 2006
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Family Frying Pan

              The Family Frying Pan (Paperback, New title)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Mrs Moses is a small woman with a big heart and enormous courage. The only survivor of a Cossack raid on her village she takes with her a big cast-iron frying pan.

              ISBN 9780143004592
              Published AU 5 Jun 2006
              Publisher Penguin
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              Matthew Flinders' Cat

              Matthew Flinders' Cat (Paperback, New title)

              By Courtenay, Bryce

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              Billy O'Shannessy, once a prominent barrister is now a homeless alcoholic. Above his park bench rests a bronze statue of Matthew Flinders' cat. Ryan is a 10 year old street kid heading for all the usual trouble. The two meet and form an unlikely friendship. With a little imaginat...ion and history, the two begin their rehabilitation.
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              ISBN 9780143004639
              Published AU 28 Aug 2006
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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