New Kru Town is known as one of the worst places to live in Monrovia, Liberia. The neighborhood, also called Saigon, doesn't welcome outsiders. There are unspoken codes and rules for every action. Fights are one of the most common sights in the town, and no police officer will venture into the area.
Brown and Jimmy are growing up in New Kru Town. The two boys are best friends and give each other the confidence to go after their heart's desires. For Brown, that is the beautiful Mammie. He falls in love with her but doesn't realize that she is leading a secret life.
Jimmy thinks that there is only room in his life for one passion, and he's not going to waste his time on a woman. Instead, soccer is his true love. Jimmy tries to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. His relationships with women are always casual, until he meets someone special...
Wilmot Nah Adekoya, PhD, has woven a tale of true love and big dreams in New Kru Town. Readers will find themselves laughing and hoping alongside his two protagonists as they yearn for something more out of life.
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About the Author
Wilmot Nah Adekoya, PhD, hails from Liberia. He was born to a Liberian mother and Nigerian father. Although he now lives in America, Dr. Adekoya is very interested in Liberia's current affairs and the challenges Liberian immigrants face in other countries.
Dr. Adekoya has worked as a senior design engineer, a general manager for a marketing firm, and an adjunct professor. Toastmaster's International recognizes him as an advanced competent communicator and advanced leader bronze. He was the keynote speaker for the Liberian Independence Day Celebration in New York City.
Adekoya has published two previous books on African empowerment. This is his first novel. He lives with his wife, Diana McCluney, in Washington, DC.