The long-awaited memoir of the late Bryce Courtenay - Australia's bestselling author - as told by his wife, Christine Courtenay.

Bryce Courtenay was a born storyteller. The success of his extraordinary debut The Power of One made publishing history, and in the years that followed Bryce continued to entertain and inspire thousands of devoted readers around the world with his sweeping epics and larger-than-life characters who embody the strength and triumph of the human condition.;What kind of man did it take to conjure these tales? What kind of life?;When Christine Courtenay began penning her own memoir during lockdown, she found herself increasingly drawn to the remarkable story of her late husband's life and reflecting upon his astonishing literary legacy. From his humble beginnings in Africa to his dazzling success in advertising and as a bestselling author, Bryce's extraordinary, rags-to-riches life story reads like one of his epic novels. It was a life marked by all the big themes - overcoming adversity, love, loss, hard-won success, fame and fortune, and holding tight to a dream.;In this telling Christine uncovers the events that shaped the man behind the stories - a man complex, driven and unfailingly positive, who never lost sight of his childhood dream to be a writer. Candid, intimate and insightful, Bryce Courtenay- Storyteller is a fascinating, loving tribute to the life and work of Australia's most beloved and enigmatic writer.;

(9780143778851)

SKU 9780143778851
Author Name Christine Courtenay
Publisher Penguin Australia Pty Ltd
Imprint Penguin Australia Pty Ltd
Date Published 01-11-2022
Number of Pages 448
Audience Range General
Genre Biography
Format Hardback

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