The Boy Who Runs
The Odyssey of Julius AchonBook - 2016
Julius Achon is the director of the Achon Uganda Children's Fund, a charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life in rural Uganda. He was captured at 12 and turned into a boy soldier; then miraculously found a career as one of the world's foremost middle-distance runners. How these life jumps happened is told here.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2016
Branch Call Number: 796.42 ACH 2016
Characteristics: xvi, 248 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color