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.

The Quest For Greatness

Welfare nine months after her postgraduate study. Tim's parents

were African American Immigrants who travelled to the United

States of America in search of a better life. Tim's dad, Shawn was

helped by his paternal uncle, Godwin to migrate to United States

of America. His uncle who was a resident of United States of

America applied for his visa through a Visa Lottery drawn by

United States of America Immigration Office for the people of


Luckily, Shawn was one of the successful candidates that were

selected from his country. He promised to marry Destiny and

got engaged to her before he migrated to United States of

America. He was an affable and kind man. He was a man of

integrity and transparent honesty.

On his arrival to United States of America, he worked

diligently to have economic emancipation. Making transition in

a foreign country was not easy for him but as soon as he became

a little comfortable, he went back to his country and married his

high school sweetheart, Destiny as promised.

He applied to United States Immigration Office to bring her

to America. The application process took about one year before

Destiny was granted a visa. Shawn paid one thousand eight

hundred and fifty dollars for Destiny's round-trip flight ticket

from Lagos, Nigeria to Sacramento, California.

Destiny's parents and siblings organized a sendoff party for

her a week before her departure. There were plenty of foods and

drinks. Everyone ate to his or her satisfaction. Friends and wellwishers

gave her words of advice at her party.

On the day of her departure to America, her siblings, friends

and co-workers escorted her to the airport to board a flight. She


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