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The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
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Aug 12, 2007

it was amazing
Read in August, 2007

It is hard for me to find words to describe this book. I have to admit I was a little disappointed with the end, but that was only because of my desire to have it wrapped up and end with Peekay reaching his goal. But, that is not how life works and I think that is what Courtenay was getting at. I can't remember a book that I felt so invested in the character AND loved the writing. I also can't remember the last time I read a book that made me cry more than once. It was a beautiful coming of age tale that I was sad to see end and I can't stop thinking about it.
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Melanie Hey Stacie- Leland just finished this tonight and loved it.


Stacie Did he cry? I cried over and over again! :) I am so glad that he liked it.


Kdubs i feel the same about the ending. i did not cry.


Stacie That is because you have a heart of stone. :)


Kdubs as bad as old king kong. :)


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