This book is a narrative triumph over despair. Paul Franklin’s courage and determination serve as a example of what can be overcome. People who face traumatic circumstances can only be encouraged by this example. —Romeo Dallaire, Lieutenant-General (Retired)
A truly inspiring tale of strength and courage in the face of unimaginable adversity. Get to know Paul Franklin. This is an amazing story. —Rick Mercer
About the Author
Liane Faulder Liane Faulder is The Edmonton Journal's food columnist. She is also food columnist for CBC radio's afternoon program in Edmonton, Radio Active. During her career at The Edmonton Journal, Liane has been a life columnist, a city columnist, and a television critic as well as a senior feature writer for the paper's weekly flagship feature section, Sunday Reader.
In 2007, Liane was awarded the prestigious Canadian Journalism Fellowship at Massey College, University of Toronto. In 2000, she won the Dateline Hong Kong fellowship, awarded by the Hong Kong Economic Trade office. A graduate of Ryerson University's school of journalism, Liane has worked at CBC radio and CBC television and has long been a regular contributor to CBC's local and syndicated national service.
An award-winning reporter, Liane's feature articles have been published in Reader's Digest, Today's Parent, Venture and Chatelaine magazines. In 2006, her personal essay, "About the Boys," was published in the best-selling Canadian anthology, Dropped Threads 3. Her first book, The Long Walk Home: Paul Franklin's Journey from Afghanistan, was published in 2007.
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