The African Child: Coming to America

The African Child: Coming to America

by Anthony Baah

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Overview

The book African child tells a story about an African born child who struggled right from his infancy, but through perseverance and hard work has become successful and continues his living not in his native country but in a foreign land. His life has been undulating and meandering. No one understands how tough it is to live in a home where there is chaos and no peace, particularly when mother and father are in constant disagreement, unless they have done it. He went through a lot; there are turns in which the boy realizes his dreams and successes after dedicating his life to continued improvement. To grow and become the best, one has to work harder on it. He stumbled across many opportunities to make his life better as the years went by. Many things went wrong along the way: divorce, mother’s death, falling behind in paying bills, sickness, changing jobs, etc. Kofi continues to be optimistic that someday he will be successful in this land of opportunities: The United States of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483590233
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 09/30/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 150
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Anthony Baah is a senior IT professional working for NTT DATA Federal Services Inc. in Mclean, Virginia, USA. He earned a doctorate degree in information systems technology management from the University of Phoenix in March 2010. He has had the opportunity to travel to many countries across the globe.
He currently lives in Reston, Virginia, and is working on a software development project for the United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) in Washington, DC.
He loves to read and write. His recent work is an IT book, “Agile Software Development”, which is already published.
He speaks Russian fluently and is working to revive his French.

Table of Contents

Prologue v

Acknowledgment vii

Dedication viii

About the Author ix

Part I Life as it Began in a Small African Country 1

Chapter 1 Life Begins on Kitchen Floor 2

Chapter 2 Mother Raises Children Alone 6

Chapter 3 Life Starts to Get Brighter 10

Chapter 4 He Goes to Communist Country 15

Chapter 5 Agricultural Studies Begin in Moscow 18

Part II Life Continues in Faraway Countries 23

Chapter 6 Looks for a Job in Ghana 24

Chapter 7 Girlfriend Becomes Pregnant; Couple Marries 29

Chapter 8 Settles in the United States 38

Chapter 9 Sees Brighter Light in the United States 44

Chapter 10 Ever May Job Becomes Full-time 49

Chapter 11 Gains Permanent Resident Status 53

Chapter 12 Life in the United States Changes 62

Part III Life as it Continued in a Faraway Country 79

Chapter 13 Life in the Land of Opportunity 80

Chapter 14 Becomes a U.S. Citizen 84

Chapter 15 Working on Doctoral Degree 90

Chapter 16 Death, Divorce, Finances Cause Changes 94

Chapter 17 Problems Continue to Grow 118

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