Runner by David Boyd

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Zaki is a long distance runner. But now he’s in the care of his psychiatrist who believes that his patient can only come to grips with the terrible events in which he was involved by writing about them. Slowly, reluctantly, Zaki begins to open up and examine his life, family, and friendships…especially his relationship with Deon. Zaki’s journal is a fascinating account of adolescent friendships, the struggle for individuality, and tragic loss.
 

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David R. Boyd is a leading environmental lawyer who has provided advice to the governments of Sweden and Canada. He is a Trudeau Scholar at the University of British Columbia, where his research focuses on the right to a healthy environment. He is also an adjunct professor with Simon Fraser University's graduate Resource and Environmental Management program. Boyd is the coauthor of David Suzuki's Green Guide and the author of other influential works, including Sustainability Within a Generation: A New Vision for Canada and Unnatural Law: Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy. He lives, lightly, on Pender Island in British Columbia with Margot Venton and their daughter, Meredith.David Suzuki is an award-winning geneticist, broadcaster, and host of CBC TV's The Nature of Things. He has authored over 40 books and is widely recognized as a world leader in sustainable ecology. Dr. Suzuki has 22 honorary doctorates from universities in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. For his support of Canada's First Nations people, Dr. Suzuki has been honoured with six names and formal adoption by two tribes.
 
Published July 5, 2010 by BookBaby. 89 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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