Closer By The Mile: The story of the country's most successful athletic fundraiser, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge

Closer By The Mile: The story of the country's most successful athletic fundraiser, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge

by Ken Brack

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615708720
Publisher: Float Tide Publications
Publication date: 06/04/2013
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Ken Brack is a debut narrative nonfiction author whose key interest is conveying stories of people who transform their ruptured lives into a greater good. Through these experiences readers discover resilience and reclamation, solace, and inspiration.

Previously an editor at business publisher Reed Business Information, Brack also reported for newspapers in New England including The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Ma., and the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, Me. He has freelanced for The Boston Sunday Globe West Weekly and also taught high school English for seven years. His blog is http://www.kenbrack.com, and Brack's LinkedIn profile is: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ken-brack/18/15b/b67.

Ken and his wife Denise own and operate a bereavement center called Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center in Kingston, Ma. The nonprofit provides support groups, primarily for adults who experience the loss of a child, a spouse, or partner, as well as providing counseling and wellness programs. (http://www.hopefloatswellness.com) They created the center in 2008 in memory of their son, Michael Thomas Brack.

Brack received a M. Ed., Secondary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, from Northeastern University, and a B.A., English Expository Writing, from the University of Maine. He is a lifelong poet, journaler, organic gardener, a sailor, guitarist and songwriter, longtime landscaper, and a proud father and husband.

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