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Adaptation of The Power of One Bryce Courtenay , 1989 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 The Power of One
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The story of a young English boy called PK, orphaned in a foreign land and terrorised for his political beliefs by his schoolmates. He turns to the only friend who can help him: a kindly yet worldly wise prison inmate who teaches him how to box. As he grows to manhood, PK takes on the systemic social injustices he sees around him and finds that one person really can make a difference.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Alcor Films ,
      1992 .
      person or book cover
      Screen cap from promotional trailer

Works about this Work

Showman Who Knew the Power of a Story Blanche Clark , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 November 2012; (p. 26-27)
Author Salutes Adaptation David Bongiorno , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 October 1992; (p. 17)
Power of P.K. : Loses its Way Paul LePetit , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Telegraph , 20 September 1992; (p. 145)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
Raw Power of the Book Is Missing Rob Lowing , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 27 September 1992; (p. 110)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
`Power' of Fair-Average Quality 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 October 1992; (p. C6)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
Apartheid Film Meets `Rocky' Neil Jillett , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 September 1992; (p. 12)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
Power and Passion Stan James , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 19 September 1992; (p. 5)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
Not Quite Full Power Richard Waller , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 September 1992; (p. wkd 11)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
Pep Talk that Ends with an Inner Glow Mark Naglazas , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 22 September 1992; (p. 43)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
`Power' of Fair-Average Quality 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 October 1992; (p. C6)

— Review of The Power of One Robert Mark Kamen , 1992 single work film/TV
Showman Who Knew the Power of a Story Blanche Clark , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 November 2012; (p. 26-27)
Author Salutes Adaptation David Bongiorno , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 October 1992; (p. 17)
The Power of One African Conquest Paul Le Petit , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Telegraph , 30 August 1992; (p. 154-155)
Adapting to the Writes of Passage Mary Colbert , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 21-22 March 1992; (p. rev 12)
Last amended 14 Sep 2012 08:53:45
Subjects:
  • c
    South Africa,
    c
    Southern Africa, Africa,
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    South Africa,
    c
    Southern Africa, Africa,
Settings:
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
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