Soldier Ants of War: 40 Years After - Oliver Akamnonu - Bøger - Authorhouse - 9781449089221 - March 11, 2010

Soldier Ants of War: 40 Years After

Oliver Akamnonu

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Soldier Ants of War: 40 Years After

Publisher Marketing: "Soldier Ants of War is a story about a war which lasted for 30 months in the heart of Africa. It is fiction that is based on actual experiences of two participants who were friends in School, who participated in different capacities in actual action in the war, who survived, and who went on to become specialist medical doctors at the cessation of hostilities. "Soldier Ants of War" represent actual events told in fiction form with narration of chilling events of war, the apathy and collusion of the international community, the doggedness of a people and their resort to unconventional maneuvers in desperate attempts to attain victory. Events that would appear benumbing are mixed with humor. Intrigues of war and politics are depicted without bias, for the reader to be the better judge. "Soldier Ants of War is a 70,000 word novel written by two academics and professionals who were physically present as High School students when it all happened! It embodies action, intrigues, love even during war, dangerous political manoeuvering between the world power and super powers, brutality, kindness by anonymous humanity, the song of birds and unpredictable jockeying with the destiny of a people, events which leave the reader longing for more of the riveting tales. Contributor Bio:  Akamnonu, Oliver Oliver Akamnonu, an author and poet, is a medical doctor who specialized in anesthesiology. He attended St Brigit's Catholic School Enugu, and later Government Secondary School Afikpo Nigeria where he was a college scholar and rose to be Captain of School. He studied medicine in the University of Ibadan medical school and specialized in anesthesiology. He was a two term elected state chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association and a member of Board of the Federal Medical Center Owerri Nigeria as well as a member of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria the apex regulatory body for the practice of medicine and dentistry in Nigeria. He was conferred with the Distinguished Medical Practitioner (DMP) award in October 2005. A Nigeria-born citizen of the United States of America, Dr Akamnonu is the author of more than sixteen published books in the USA, among which is the award-winning poetry book "Rap to Mars." Dr Akamnonu is married to Dr Chika Agnes Akamnonu and they have four children. He lives in Massachusetts USA. Assistance with illustrations by Obasi Akamnonu and Adanna Akamnonu in New York and Michelle Onyekaba and Pamela Onyekaba in Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

Media Books     Paperback Book   (Book with soft cover and glued back)
Released March 11, 2010
ISBN13 9781449089221
Publishers Authorhouse
Pages 300
Dimensions 152 × 229 × 17 mm   ·   439 g

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