Brother Fish

Front Cover, Limited, May 24, 2011 - 612 pages
54 Reviews
A drama of three lives brought together - Jack McKenzie is a small- time professional fisherman from a tiny island in Bass Strait. Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan is a strong-willed woman hiding from an ambiguous past in Shanghai. Private Jimmy Oldcorn was once a gang leader. Together, they reap a vast and not always legitimate fortune from the sea.

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User Review  - Debby - Goodreads

There are two reasons that I have read almost ALL of Bryce Courtenay's books. #1 He's a great storyteller. #2 Humphrey Bower is an excellent narrator. This book started out a bit slow for me. I was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

I love this book! Humphrey Bower does an excellent job narrating the voices of the characters, changing seamlessly from Australian to American to German to Irish, etc. The characters are well ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Bryce Courtenay was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 14, 1933. He studied journalism in London and then settled in Australia in 1958. Instead of becoming a journalist, he went into advertising and became a successful creative director. He won most of the local and international advertising awards and a gold medal for Best Documentary at the 1984 New York Film Festival. He started writing after he turned 50. His first novel, The Power of One, was adapted into a 1992 film starring Morgan Freeman and Stephen Dorff. His other novels include Jessica, The Potato Factory, Tommo and Hawk, Solomon's Song, Tandia, and Jack of Diamonds. In 1993, he wrote the non-fiction book April Fool's Day, which is a personal account of the death of his son Damon after he contracted AIDs from a routine blood transfusion. Courtenay died of stomach cancer on November 22, 2012 at the age of 79.

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