The Quest for Greatness - Sampler


This is an inspirational and fascinating fictitious novel that shows that professional sports in United States of America can be a path to economic empowerment. This novel is an indication that sports skills, hard work and good behavior are usually accompanied by a successful outcome.

The Quest For Greatness narrates a story about a man whose parents migrated to United States of America from Africa before he was born. His parents migrated to United States of America in quest of economic emancipation. His parents were college graduates in their country of origin before their migration to United States of America. It was difficult for them to make transition in America due to communication barrier and cultural differences. They came to the realization that United States of America is a conglomeration of people from all over the world with enormous diversity.

They did menial jobs to survive and put food on the table while making a transition in America. It was during this time that the professional basketball star and a politician, Tim was born. His father started teaching him how to play basketball at a young age of five which turned out to be his means of livelihood later in life. He distinguished himself as a skillful basketball player and was drafted by a United States NBA professional basketball franchise and he played for his professional team after graduating from college. He was very talented in playing basketball which resulted in his selection as a player for the United State All Star Basketball Team for several years. He diversified his activities by investing in some businesses. He became a rare gem of business colossus. He also excelled in politics as a United States Senator.

He had a successful career as a professional player, an investor and a politician. Tim's diligence, tenacity of purpose and skills propelled him to greater heights. He was a benevolent and generous person. He helped the poor and the needy tremendously.

This is an awesome and fascinating novel which you will find difficult to put down once you start reading.

Valentine C. Okonkwo

was scared of flying in an airplane because this was her first time.

Her first flight was from a local airport in her state to a big

city in her country called Lagos where she boarded an

International flight to United States of America after three hours

of layover. She was terrified when her plane ran at a very high

speed on the runway to take off. She felt as if her heart ran

through her mouth to vanish, but she gradually overcame her


Shawn did a couple of menial jobs in United States in order to

survive and put food on the table. He worked as a security guard

in a parking lot for a while and also as a cashier in a convenience

store. The challenges of making a transition in a foreign country

were enormous and overwhelming for Shawn.

He and his wife had to deal with cultural differences and

diversity in America. They spoke with a foreign accent and

pronounced English words differently and many Americans

found it hard to understand them. Some Americans disliked and

disrespected them because of their accent. They came to the

realization that United States of America is a conglomeration of

people from all over the world and that these individuals have

diverse beliefs and culture.

It took quite a long time for Destiny to get her first job in

United States of America. She got her first job to work as a

waitress in a restaurant six months after her arrival to America.

She was very excited to earn the American dollars for the first

time which had much greater value than the currency in her

country of origin. She was paid five dollars and fifty cents hourly

for a forty-hour shift per week. Fortunately, she made extra

money on tips and made up to fifty dollars on tips each week.

She worked at this restaurant for a year before her husband got


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