Home Is Not Far

A Nigerian Family Biography

by Dr. Owete S. Owete



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 28/06/2024

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 106
ISBN : 9798369424889
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 106
ISBN : 9798369424865

About the Book

Home Is Not Far is the biography of a Nigerian family. It narrates the history and character of the family in Emu-Uno, Delta State, Nigeria. The book describes the values, challenges, and successes of the family in context with the traditions and socio-cultural structure of the Emu Kingdom. This family thrived through a culture of respect for elders and leadership by elders. This family’s culture was typical of the Ukwuani tribe and of Nigeria, and yet unique unto itself. In this home, even the goddess of water found her place of peace.

About the Author

Dr. Owete S. Owete was born May 29, 1950, in Emu-Uno, Delta State, Nigeria. He grew up in a loving family and with a passion for the physical and socio-cultural environment. He attended Federal Government College, Warri. He has a Ph.D. in petroleum engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. and M.S. in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University. Dr. Owete is a consultant and a Florida licensed Professional Engineer. He is proficient in the remediation of petroleum contaminated sites. He is a qualified expert witness in the evaluation of engineering, geotechnical and hydrologic design of stormwater management systems. He received special awards and recognition from the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) and the Lockheed Martin Space Operations for the environmental study and facility modifications of the launch pads at the Florida Kennedy Space Center. Dr. Owete is the author of the book, Abiding in the Doctrine of Christ. More information about Dr. Owete’s publications is available at www.owete.com.