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Title: The Road We Traveled (A Memoir of Two Worlds)
Author: Uchendu Precious Onuoha
Genre: Fiction (Memoir)
Format: Paperback & Ebook
Book Dimension: 4.25 x 6.88
Number of Pages: 124
Publication Year: July 5, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-4759-7835-3(sc), 978-1-4759-7836-0(ebk)
Available at: Amazon.com
Short Description: The road to success, prosperity and happiness is not a closed door to anyone neither is it an exclusivity of some privileged few individuals, tribe, nation or race. One is only a victim of birth circumstances if he chooses to be.The Road We Came is the story of Uchendu ,a typical African child narrating the circumstances of birth in his native African village, the family heritage, traditions and religion. His travails to overcome imposing hardships, obstacles caused by lack of the basic amenities, public services such as, clean water, electricity, shelter, food, clothing, good road networks, schools and healthcare services developed countries take for granted and develop into a person.
How the difficulties encountered to enjoy that motivated his strive to make the world a better place for him and others to live. And how his personal experience relates to the struggle by his tribe, nation, continent and the entire human race to overcome the hindrances and challenges that have been on their journey into existence from the beginning. It covers retrospective experiences in Africa, reviewing life times to establish a contact with an African childhood. The struggles, pains, failures and successes undergone. His experiences living abroad, impacts, culture shocks, a tale of differences in two worlds. And his prospective experience, striking a balance between his past in Africa, present in Europe and future aspirations in the world.