|Power of One, the (1989) [Novel]|
by Bryce Courtenay
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Set in a world torn apart, where man enslaves his fellow man and freedom remains elusive, The Power of One
is the moving story of one young man's search for the love that binds friends, the passion that binds lovers, and the realization that it takes only one to change the world.
A weak and friendless boy growing up in South Africa during World War II, Peekay turns to two older men, one black and one white, to show him how to find the courage to dream, to succeed, to triumph over a world when all seems lost, and to inspire him to summon up the most irrersistible force of all: the Power of One.
Original title: The Power of One
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Youth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)