In 'Odd Family Out', Nick Nwaogu tells over a score of short-stories about his unusually odd family, using twenty-five chapters to introduce twenty-five fictional family members with contrasting personalities, including a fictional version of himself. The book starts with the introduction of his mother. "I always knew I came from a very odd family. There was mother—too short, too old-fashion..."
Odd Family Out
Nick Nwaogu is a Nigerian writer, blogger, physicist, and computer programmer. Before starting his writing career, he’d already made a name, locally and internationally, as a seasoned Internet entrepreneur and tech savvy. At 19, he co-founded an exclusive social network for students of his university, which later expanded and grew to over one-million registered members in less than three years. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 IT Leaders West Africa Summit, where he gave an exceptional thirty-minute lecture on the role of social media and mobile in developing nations. His success story has been told by Vanguard, TheGuardian, African Business Review, Yahoo! News, and TechCrunch, just to mention a few.