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by Bryce Courtenay
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Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it 10 months ago
AudibleAt age 5 in a boarding school...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it 4 years ago
4.25876789
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 4 years ago
A sweeping coming of age saga set in South Africa during the late 1930's to the early 1950's. Young Peekay's life is certainly eventful and he encounters many fascinating characters along the way. Listened to the audio version which was masterfully read by Humphrey Bower.
norma
norma rated it 5 years ago
This is in my top ten books of all time. READ IT!!!
Expatable Family
Expatable Family rated it 5 years ago
Courtney knows how to develop characters and have them tug at your heart strings.
Maggie Reads Romance
Maggie Reads Romance rated it 5 years ago
3.75 stars.Review shortly!
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it 5 years ago
I thought the book could have been tightened, better edited and shortened. I was not that interested in the boxing….. The ending , with Peekay’s old childhood enemy “The Judge” being the man he worked with in the copper mines, seemed contrived; it felt like the neat ending was too nicely tied up. It...
Books are like Air ...
Books are like Air ... rated it 6 years ago
Not available eBook on Amazon. B&N has it for $7.
meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it 6 years ago
When did this book sneak up on me? It's a story of a prodigy - mentally, physically, in geology, botany, boxing, gambling, chess, in pretty much anything but music, where he's merely competent. Bryce Courtenay's hero should irritate the hell out of me. And yet somehow he doesn't. It's also the story...
Imagine That
Imagine That rated it 6 years ago
This is the story of Peekay, a frail, young, English boy growing up poor in South Africa and of his refusal to be demoralized by the racial torment surrounding him. On the road to becoming a young man he cultivates some uniquely, diverse friends and discovers many truths, not the least of which, are...
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