Awards, Honors and Prizes

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Gale Research Co., 1997 - Awards
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About the author (1997)

Jack Batten is a well-known author, journalist, reviewer and radio personality. He has written thirty books on subjects that include biography, crime fiction, law and court cases, and sports.
Jack Batten's first career was as a lawyer. After four years, he turned with relief, to writing. He has been a staff writer at "Maclean's Magazine" and the "Star Weekly," Batten has written for many magazines including "Chatelaine," "Rolling Stone," "Toronto Life," He has written radio plays for the CC and a jazz column for "The Globe and Mail," Nowadays, Jack Batten writes books and reviews videos for CBC Radio's "Metro Morning" and "Ontario Morning,"
"The Man Who Ran Faster than Everyone" is Jack's most recent book, for which he has won the Fleck Award for non-fiction, the biggest prize in Canadian Children's literature.

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