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Tommo and Hawk #2 Potato Factory [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 1997

Seller ID: 000967

ISBN: 0670878774

Condition: Good


Bryce Courtenay has created an unforgettable story of the enduring bond between two brothers. Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart Town. Together they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale hunting in the Pacific to the Maori wars of New Zealand, from the Rocks in Sydney to the miners' riots in the goldfields, Tommo and Hawk must learn each other's strengths and... View more info

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Whitethorn : A novel of Africa [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2005

Seller ID: 067002922X

ISBN: 067002922X

Condition: Good


From Bryce Courtenay comes a novel of Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany. Tom's Englis... View more info

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Whitethorn @ White Thorn [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 2006

Seller ID: 001783

ISBN: 0670070416

Condition: Good


From Bryce Courtenay comes a novel of Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany. Tom's Englis... View more info

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Four Fires [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: 0143000969

ISBN: 0143000969

Condition: Good


In a small town like any other small town around Australia live the Maloneys. They are a fifth-generation Australian family of Irish Catholic descent who are struggling to reach the first rung of the social ladder. The Maloneys are a family you won't forget: a strong mother, a father broken by war, three boys and two girls, one of whom has an illegitimate daughter. Each of their lives is changed forever by the four fires - passion, religion, warfare and fire itself. Fo... View more info

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The Persimmon Tree [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books Australia: 2007

Seller ID: 001258

ISBN: 067007070X

Condition: Good


The persimmon tree is a symbol of life, a heartwood that will outlast everything man can make...... It is 1942 in the Dutch East Indies, and Nick Duncan is a young Australian butterfly collector in search of a single exotic butterfly. With invading Japanese forces coming closer by the day, Nick falls in love with the intoxicating Anna van Heerden. Their time together is brief, as both are forced into separate, dangerous escapes. They plan to reunite and marry in Austra... View more info

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The Story of Danny Dunn [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books Australia: 2009

Seller ID: 0670073342

ISBN: 0670073342

Condition: Good


In the aftermath of the Great Depression, few opportunities existed for working-class boys, but at just 18 Danny Dunn has a good deal going for him: brains, looks, sporting ability - and an easy charm. His parents run The Hero, a favourite neighbourhood pub, and Danny is a local hero. Luck changes for Danny when he signs up to go to war. He returns home a physically broken man, to a life that will be changed for ever. Together with Helen, a woman of strength, character... View more info

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Smoky Joe's Cafe [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books Australia: 2001

Seller ID: 001393

ISBN: 014029807X

Condition: Good


A Vietnam vet returns to an Australia that regards him as a mercenary guilty of war crimes. Thommo begins to develop all kinds of physical and mental problems, and thinks it must only be him until he finds that he is not alone. Ten mates, all who remain of his platoon, are affected in the same way. Now Thommo and his mates are eleven angry men out for revenge. They rope in an ex-Viet Cong with 'special skills' and his own secret agenda. They're the 'Dirty Dozen', jus... View more info

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Tommo and Hawk #2 Potato Factory [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1999

Seller ID: 001574

ISBN: 0140271562

Condition: Good


Bryce Courtenay has created an unforgettable story of the enduring bond between two brothers. Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart Town. Together they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale hunting in the Pacific to the Maori wars of New Zealand, from the Rocks in Sydney to the miners' riots in the goldfields, Tommo and Hawk must learn each other's strengths and... View more info

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Sylvia [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2006

Seller ID: 003229

ISBN: 0670070262

Condition: Good


'I am Sylvia Honeyeater; I think myself born around 1196, and this is the story of my life. I am cursed by folk as an optimist and a dreamer, which is a dangerous combination. . . ' From master storyteller Bryce Courtenay comes the colourful epic of Sylvia. Late twelfth-century Europe is torn by religious intolerance. Sylvia, with a singing voice that can literally charm the birds out of the trees, and an acute and questioning mind that refuses to accept unreasoned bel... View more info

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Matthew Flinders' Cat [used book]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2002

Seller ID: 003230

ISBN: 0670910619

Condition: Good


Billy O'Shannessy, once a prominent barrister, is now on the street where he sleeps on a bench outside the State Library. Above him on the window sill rests a bronze statue of Matthew Flinders' cat, Trim. Ryan is a ten-year-old, a near street kid heading for all the usual trouble. The two meet and form an unlikely friendship. Appealing to the boy's imagination by telling him the story of the circumnavigation of Australia as seen through Trim's eyes, Billy is drawn deeply... View more info

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The Power Of One [Popular Penguins]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 9780143204794

ISBN: 0143204793

Condition: New


First with your head and then with your heart . . . To Peekay, a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world, this is a piece of advice that he will carry with him throughout his life. Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, this one small boy will come to lead all the tribes of Africa. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice. Bryce Courtenay's classic bestselle... View more info