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White Thorn

(2005)
A novel by

 
From Bryce Courtenay comes a new novel about Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people frantically 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 English name proves sufficient for him to be ostracised, marking him as an outsider. And so begin some of life's tougher lessons for the small lonely boy. Like the whitethorn, one of Africa's most enduring plants, Tom learns how to survive in the harsh climate of racial hatred. Then a terrible event sends him on a journey to ensure that justice is done. On the way, his most unexpected discovery is love.

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Hardback Editions

November 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 0-7181-5042-2 / 978-0-7181-5042-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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January 2006 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-55278-606-4 / 978-1-55278-606-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McArthur & Co
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January 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 0-670-02922-X / 978-0-670-02922-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Group Australia
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2007 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-55278-653-6 / 978-1-55278-653-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McArthur & Co
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 0-14-300484-0 / 978-0-14-300484-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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May 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 0-670-07041-6 / 978-0-670-07041-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Australia
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

December 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-4890-8804-0 / 978-1-4890-8804-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74310-735-8 / 978-1-74310-735-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74319-040-9 / 978-1-74319-040-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74310-937-7 / 978-1-74310-937-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74319-242-8 / 978-1-74319-242-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2008 : Australia Audio CD

Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74214-020-3 / 978-1-74214-020-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2006 : Australia Audio Cassette
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74093-774-0 / 978-1-74093-774-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2006 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Whitethorn: A Novel of Africa
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74093-764-3 / 978-1-74093-764-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2005 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


January 2005 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Whitethorn (MP3)
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
ISBN: 1-74094-971-4 / 978-1-74094-971-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

March 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
Publisher:
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2007 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Whitethorn
Author(s): Bryce Courtenay
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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