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This book had a huge impact on me. I read it when I was in middle school and was completely hypnotized by the descriptions of South Africa and the people who lived there. A couple of years later, in high school, I decided to become an exchange student and when one of the options of places to go was South Africa, I remembered the quality of the air and the landscape and the magic that Bryce Courtenay created and decided that's where I needed to go. Ultimately I lived in Johannesburg for eight months and had a totally life-altering time, probably in large part because of this book.
Recommended by Lizzy, Powells.com

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No stranger to the injustice of racial hatred in 1940s South Africa, five-year-old Peekay learns the hard way the first secret of survival and self-preservation: the power of one. Reissue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140272918
Author:
COURTENAY, BRYCE
Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA LTD
Location:
N
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
19980806
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
181 x 111 in.

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Product details 640 pages PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA LTD - English 9780140272918 Reviews:
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This book had a huge impact on me. I read it when I was in middle school and was completely hypnotized by the descriptions of South Africa and the people who lived there. A couple of years later, in high school, I decided to become an exchange student and when one of the options of places to go was South Africa, I remembered the quality of the air and the landscape and the magic that Bryce Courtenay created and decided that's where I needed to go. Ultimately I lived in Johannesburg for eight months and had a totally life-altering time, probably in large part because of this book.

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