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From activist, educator, former Olympian, sister of Canadian track legend Harry Jerome and granddaughter to Canada’s first Black Olympian, Valerie Jerome’s memoir RACES: The Trials and Triumphs of Canada’s Fastest Family, a stunning record of one family’s outstanding athletic achievements and a deeply personal account of the generational impact of racial trauma, exploring the legacy of more than 100 years of structural racism in Canada, sold to Matthew Halliday and Susanne Alexander at Goose Lane Editions (English in Canada). Deal arranged by Evan Brown,