Review: The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon

The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon
The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon by Julius Achon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A compelling, inspiring narrative that takes one into the heart-rending anguish of post-colonial Uganda, the lives of outstanding runners from Africa, and the heart and mind of a boy far wiser than his years.

Julius Achon manifests the true qualities of a dano adano, a human person, as he described his friend and mentor Jim Fee.

Highly recommended.

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About Rian Nejar

Rian Nejar is a mid-60's child from India. He trained and worked as an engineer in India, lived briefly in the Middle East, and arrived in America in the early 90's. After a Master’s degree in electrical engineering in America, he worked as an academic instructor, engineer, entrepreneur, and technical writer over the two decades since. Humbling and Humility is the first heartfelt written expression of his varied life experiences. He lives and writes in the Southwest United States.
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