First with your head and then with your heart . . .
To Peekay, a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world, this is a piece of advice that 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. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice.
Bryce Courtenay's classic bestseller is a story of the triumph of the human spirit – a spellbinding tale for all ages.
About the Author
Bryce Courtenay is the bestselling author of The Power of One,
Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk,
Solomon's Song, Jessica, A Recipe for Dreaming, The Family Frying Pan,
The Night Country, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Matthew Flinders' Cat,
Brother Fish, Whitethorn, Sylvia, The Persimmon Tree, Fishing for Stars
and The Story of Danny Dunn.
The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger
readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning