Monday, May 17, 2010

Just Finished...

I just finished The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay that was originally recommended to us by RobinB (see March 24th). This was a very good book...border on great—very well written.

About
The Power of One from the author's website:

First with your head and then with your heart...

So says Hoppie Groenewald, boxing champion, to a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world. For the young Peekay, it is a piece of advice he will carry with him throughout his life.

Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, young Peekay will come to lead all the tribes of Africa. Through enduring friendships, he gains the strength he needs to win out. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, Peekay will fight to the death for justice...