The City Kid
Date: June 2019
Duration: 3 hours 38 minutes
A novel for young adults. John Ouma has had enough of village life in the African bush. He's not interested in religion or pleasing God - he wants independence, money, power and success, and dreams of making it big in the city. When his uncle gets him a job at the Ministry of Technology, John leaves his village and begins to enjoy all the delights the city has to offer with his fun-loving girlfriend, Rose. But after getting involved in a difficult issue at work, and a brush with death in a dangerous suburb, John is troubled by an old dream of a diamond mine collapsing. Which of his dreams will come true?
The City Kid is a fast-paced, gripping story of one young man's journey of discovery of identity.
"I will definitely recommend to friends." - Mihalis
"Riveting." - Patrick
"This book was thought provoking, because when it all went wrong for the main character and life didn't work out how he expected it to, it was easy to relate, because this is how life really is . . . reading this book has strengthened my faith." - Samuel