The Power of One

The Power of One

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In 1939, hatred took root in South Africa, where the seeds of apartheid were newly sown. There a boy called Peekay was born. He spoke the wrong language--English. He was nursed by a woman of the wrong color--black. His childhood was marked by humiliation and abandonment. Yet he vowed to survive--he would become welterweight champion of the world, he would dream heroic dreams. But his dreams were nothing compared to what awaited him. For he embarked on an epic journey, where he would learn the power of words, the power to transform lives, and the mystical power that would sustain him even when it appeared that villainy would rule the world: The Power of One.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2005.
Edition: Young readers' condensed edition
ISBN: 9780385732543
9780385902748
0385902743
0385732546
Branch Call Number: YA COURTENA
Characteristics: 291 pages ; 22 cm.

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