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

high demand.

Packets of a nasal decongestant called pseudoephedrine

(brand name, Sudafed) were frequently purchased.

Eventually, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency

regulated its purchase to one packet a month per person based on

milligrams per weight.

Many farms existed in Hanford and its surrounding towns.

Weed killers, fertilizers and pesticides were commonly used in

the farms. The purpose of using weed killer products is to remove

unwanted weeds, fertilizers help for rapid growth of crops and

pesticides are important for pest control. The utilization of weed

killers, fertilizers and pesticides apparently created health

hazards. It was speculated that chemicals and substances in the

air might have the propensity to cause cancer.

It is reasonable to infer that environmental factors played a

role in causing cancer in residents of those areas. Animals like

cows, pigs and chickens were fed with growth hormones which

could be carcinogenic in humans. There was high mortality rate

in these areas due to individuals that suffered from cancer. The

appearance of severe fog and smog in the atmosphere in this part

of California at certain time of the year is rampant.

Sometimes, it gets very foggy with zero visibility which

makes it difficult to drive on the road.

The name of Tim's father was Shawn and his mother' s name

was Destiny. Tim's father was born in his parents' house at his

country of origin. A nurse assisted his mother to deliver him

during labor. There was no nearby hospital at that time and

people had to travel about one hundred miles to get to the only

city with a hospital.

Tim's mother was born in the countryside at a local


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