American Kid In Nigeria
When 13 year old Keira Ola is forced to move to Nigeria, she is more than a little reluctant. Africa is a jungle somewhere far away. Everybody knows that. But, when she arrives in the country, she slowly realizes that blood can go a long way and has a connection with the nation. From the crazy dancing cook Ralph to Mr.Child Support at the Embassy, Keira gives a comical and unforgiving say on everything in Nigeria. In a country of lies and deceit, she searches for the truth of the country and finds the truth of her world. An American Kid in Nigeria is a coming of age story in the wildest of settings.Warning to the Reader
What you are about to read all actually happened. Some of it is funny. Some of it is sad. Some of it is unbelievable. If you are reading this book to get some sappy story about poverty in Africa and some woman singing Kumbaya with half naked children running around a campfire, put this book down now However, if you want to know what really happens when normal people from Princeton, New Jersey move to Nigeria, read on. If you want to know about what Africa is really like behind all the charity ads and starving children, read on. If you want to know about the deceit, wonder, and greed, read on. If you want to be transported to a world of crazy pastors, greedy politicians, dancing cooks and swerving motor bikes. A world of that will make you sit back down in your seat and think a bit longer, then read on.