Biography for Oscar Peterson : The Man and His Jazz
Random House, Inc.
JACK BATTEN was a lawyer who has become a well-known author, journalist, radio personality, and reviewer. He has written over forty books, including biographies, crime novels, and books about sports. His non-fiction titles for young readers includeThe Man Who Ran Faster Than Everyone: The Story of Tom Longboat, winner of the prestigious Norma Fleck Award, the critically acclaimedSilent in an Evil Time: The Brave War of Edith Cavell, and the heartbreakingThe War to End All Wars: The Story of World War I. Jack Batten lives in Toronto.