The book I’M A Survivor is well written and captures a wide variety of topics, the most prominent being the story of the writer, the depths of pain of a true ‘Warrior’ and the heights of triumph. It is highly descriptive and vividly captures beautifully the sounds and sights, the culture of his upbringing, the significant emotional experiences that shaped him, the influences of his environment and education and how they All contributed to his success in his personal and professional life and in his struggle against the Sickle Cell Disorder.
The book is a captivating page-turner and the conversational tone of the narrative will keep the reader glued until the end.
Family love, despite the religious differences of some of the family members, is palpable, throughout the book. The tenacity of faith, hope and the celebration of joy is inspiring, despite the loss of his siblings.
He shares his triumph against peer pressure, his habit of never procrastinating in very practical terms, which is one of the keys to his success in his personal and professional life.
The story also contains sprinkles of humour which is characteristic of the author.
The generous goodwill of the author to share his survival strategies in a vulnerable way is characteristic of the goodwill and generosity he enjoyed from family, friends and strangers as recounted in various parts of the book.
In summary, the book is an inspiration of hope, faith and triumph against all odds.