Dr Julie Carter



Makin a Mackem

The Journey of Running into my Skin.

Makin a Mackem


Mackems are people from Sunderland in the North of England. This story of one Mackem explores universal topics: inheritance, community, our need to belong. Drawing on her expertise in genetics and medicine and her own lifelong running journey, Dr Julie Carter gives insights into how our human evolution shapes our emotional needs and the extent to which our genes influence our lives.

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Please note this book will be published on the 27th November 2023 and orders will be fulfilled within two weeks of this date. If you wish to send a pre-order before this time this will secure your copy but dispatch will be after the publication date. Please message me if you would like a personalised note written in your book.

The book is also be available as an e-book on KDP and print book via Amazon and all major online booksellers.