Anasazi Runner: a novel of identity and speed by Jeff Posey
Approx. 91,000 words.
Published on March 26, 2012.
Sean, a gifted runner, inherited only one thing from his mother, a mysterious carved amulet with three haunting faces. He doesn’t understand why, but when he carries it, he runs faster and feels closer to his unknown ancestors. With the help of the amulet and his former high school running coach, he begins to train for an audacious attempt to make history.