Bryce Courtenay

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Bryce Courtenay
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BornArthur Bryce Courtenay
(1933-08-14)14 August 1933
Johannesburg, South Africa
Died22 November 2012(2012-11-22) (aged 79)
Canberra, Australia
NationalitySouth African-Australian
GenreBildungsroman, historical novel
Notable awardsBritish Book Awards
1990 The Power of One
APA Who Weekly Reader's Choice Award
1998 Tommo & Hawk
APA Who Weekly Reader's Choice Award
1999 Jessica
APA Who Weekly Reader's Choice Award
2000 Jessica

Arthur Bryce Courtenay AM (14 August 1933 – 22 November 2012) was a South African-Australian novelist and one of Australia's most commercially successful authors.

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African books[change | change source]

Australian trilogy[change | change source]

Nick Duncan Saga[change | change source]

  • The Persimmon Tree (2007)
  • Fishing for Stars (2008)

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  1. "COURTENAY, Arthur Bryce". Australian Honours. Commonwealth of Australia. 1995-06-12. Retrieved 2010-11-05.
  2. "Honorary Degree Recipients" (PDF). Alumni - Corporate Development and Community Partnerships. University of Newcastle. 2005-04-18. Retrieved 2010-11-05.
  3. "Bryce Courtenay - Literary legends". Priority (magazine). Australia Post. 2010-03. Retrieved 2010-11-05. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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