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By John Firth

Take a terrible illiterate younger Jamaican who makes a decision he desires to the best way to learn. upload in a Jamaican millionaire with a strange proposal. one of many world's top recognized musicians from Florida. a distinct wishes instructor from Michigan. a few of Alaska and Canada's top puppy mushers.
Prepare him for and placed him at the path within the world's hardest race - the Yukon Quest - throughout the sub-arctic iciness inside of Alaska and the Yukon.
And you might have a real tale of shattering stereotypes and overcoming obstacles - own, social and actual.
Of progress, failure, accomplishment and suggestion so not going it most likely couldn't cross as fiction.
A 2011 overseas booklet Awards award successful finalist.

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