Paul Okamnaonu Nwaogu Proclaims ‘I Came, Saw and Lived’

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New autobiography book chronicles author’s life journey from Africa to United States of America

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Author Paul Okamnaonu Nwaogu was raised in an environment characterized by the ambitious and caring nature of both his parents whose hard work and unwavering disciplinary measures nurtured and inspired him at a very young age to dream beyond the social norm of success, beyond the fields of corn, cassava, okra, yams and melons where his parents worked and where true and real life’s lessons were taught. He shares his life journey from the seashores of Africa to the heartland of the United States of America in “I Came, Saw and Lived-An autobiography” (published by Xlibris).

This book is a journey through life that touches on Nwaogu’s parentage, activities in the village, struggles, challenges and successes in his career as a teacher in different schools. His social activities in the community are also highlighted, including how he moved up the educational ladder with his family in the process.

“Today’s world is dominated by laxity, indolence and pursuit of epicurean principles,” Nwaogu points out.” To succeed in life, one has to gird his loins fast. Success is measured by how steadfast one is in the pursuit of one’s ambitions. My life story shows how successes are achieved through dogged perseverance and endurance as well as by following a definite road map for desired accomplishments.”

I Came, Saw and Lived” portrayed Nwaogu’s struggles, accomplishments and failures in life. He hopes that by sharing his life story, readers will learn to value hard work, obedience to parents and elders and perseverance. He also would like them to be proactive in the community, country and other world affairs as they try to help build a society for the common good.

“I Came, Saw and Lived”
By Paul Okamnaonu Nwaogu
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 420 pages | ISBN 9781503562004
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 420 pages | ISBN 9781503562011
E-Book | 420 pages | ISBN 9781503562028
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Paul Okamnaonu Nwaogu hails from Olokoro in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State of Nigeria. He rose from humble beginnings as a pupil teacher to the exalted position of a professor of special education. He has a PhD from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He taught in tertiary institutions in the United States, Nigeria, Botswana and the Republic of Tanzania. He published books and wrote articles in international journals. He is married with five children. His wife and children have university degrees.

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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