The Power of One - Chapter Seventeen Summary & Analysis

Bryce Courtenay
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Chapter Seventeen Summary

Morrie and Peekay have turned the boxing process of the Prince of Wales school into a science. They keep careful records on the fighters from all the different teams. This helps the school fighters when it comes to strategy, and it helps the two boys to make money with their bookkeeping business. However, less and less people are beginning to bet against Peekay, as he remains undefeated through his first two years.

In order to keep the supply of pocket money flowing, the two boys must think up new schemes. Peekay points out to Morrie that all of the boys in the school are usually out of money the day after receiving it from home. He suggests that they start a lending business. Due to his Jewish history, Morrie is dead set against the idea, but eventually Peekay talks him into...

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