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Mike Eghan: The Emperor’s Story – From the Centre of the World
The 286-page memoir, titled Mike Eghan: The Emperor’s Story — From the Centre of the World, captures the life story of Ghanaian veteran broadcaster Mike Eghan.
The book takes us down memory lane with him, as he recounts family moments, his call to destiny and his love for music. His memory of the arrival of Kwame Nkrumah to Ghana, going to London which would capture his time at BBC, his return to the country he loved with a passion and what triggered it, life as a businessman and entrepreneur, political life, thoughts of the people who mean so much to him, his hobbies and pastime among others.
The book will make you laugh; reflect and leave and you with great nuggets of wisdom. It will engage, provoke and perhaps transform the lives of readers who walk down memory lane with him.
Mike Eghan is a “man of all seasons”. He has been involved in entertainment, broadcasting, politics, entrepreneurship, hospitality, talk show host, tennis enthusiast and sponsor, philanthropist, Ghana grand medal winner: all achieved with significant levels of enviable success.
He started his working career as a modest bank clerk, went into broadcasting and eventually had a successful stint with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the late 1960s/ early 70s. This was at a time when “african voices” on the world’s major networks were seen only as novelties. In that sense, he was a true pioneer…