New Book ‘Sailing By The Stars’ Sails Across Life, Brings Lessons

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Author Jean O. Tinechi’s book allegorizes humanity’s problem, its own inhumanity.

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In his youth, author Jean O. Tinechi bore witness to the atrocities, the barbarity, men commit against their fellow man during the Nigerian civil war. This left an indelible mark upon him, compelling him to seek answers. He uses the fictionalized setting in “Sailing By The Stars” (published by Xlibris) to suggest that the inhumanity of man has persisted over the millennia due to a civilization built on a misguided education.

Johnny Maku is an intelligent teenage boy out in a luxury cruise ship to Alaska. There, he meets an equally intelligent and ravishingly beautiful teenage girl, Sandra Peters. As events unfold, what began as a simple trip turns out to be a journey through life. It is not until the very end that Johnny begins to understand the adventure.

The story is meant to be an allegory of how the problems the human community faces today are entirely of their own making. Tinechi says the book’s message is that, “People have to look inside themselves and re-direct their education to create a better world. Present civilization simply serves to magnify human vices.”

“Sailing By The Stars”
By Jean O. Tinechi
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 202 pages | ISBN 9781499028355
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 202 pages | ISBN 9781499028348
E-Book | 202 pages | ISBN 9781499028331
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

About the Author

Jean O. Tinechi is a Nigerian born physician who currently practices in the United States. He was first exposed to human brutality and barbarism during the Nigerian civil war, which led him to pursue his two passions: the quest for the origin of man’s inhumanity and helping others one person at a time as a physician.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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