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Paul Jaco

Biographical info

Paul Jaco is a relentless advocate of fitness as a way of life. Himself a gymnast, he has crossed Tasmania on foot and has dived all around the South Coast of Africa, in the Mediterranean and in Australia.

To save a domestic assistant from being stabbed and to rescue a policeman from a churning sea were “… just common citizenship".

With a scientific background in ergonomics, human growth and mental development in faculties of Science and Education, with 95 reports in journals or textbook chapters, the author has also described the interrelationships of young people in their educational environment in eight books of fiction that appeared in the vernacular.

Other work by the author:

Die paddaman (Tafelberg)
Die paddaman in die diepsee (Tafelberg)
Die paddaman se akwarium (NP)
Die Fransman (APB)
Die De Xavier’s,
Gerrie se sroon,
Gerrie en die smokkelaars.

He has also written non-fiction books on the science of sport and ergonomics.

Paul lives in Phalaborwa.

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