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.


Tim was born in a small town in California called Hanford.

This town and some other neighboring towns such as Corcoran,

Visalia and Porterville usually have enormous amount of pollens

in the atmosphere and were highly polluted.

One out of every four kids in Hanford and its environs had the

tendency to be asthmatic at that time. Numerous individuals also

had the propensity to be allergic due to lots of pollens in the air

and other factors. Many people experienced seasonal or perennial

allergies in Tim's town due to pollens, environmental factors and

other causative factors.

Majority of people were prescribed an inhaler called albuterol

(brand name, Ventolin or ProAir) which is used for treatment of

breathing problem or shortness of breath and fluticasone inhaler

(brand name, Flonase) for prevention of shortness of breath,

wheezing, sneezing and nasal congestion.

Non-prescription antihistamine medications such as

chlorpheniramine (brand name, clor-trimeton), loratadine (brand

name, Claritin) and diphenhydramine (brand name, Benadryl)

which are often used to alleviate allergic symptoms such as

sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose and itching were commonly

purchased over-the-counter in various pharmacies and were in


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