Author, Malik Ahmed, in his debut memoir, From the Projects to the Pyramids: In Search of a Better Family Life tells readers a fantastic story of human ascension. Ahmed’s journey unfolds from the Projects to the Egyptian Pyramids. At the center of this fantastic journey, is his very tight family bond. The author’s journey emerged in his pre-teens and teenage years with small social action steps, one step at a time. The reader follows Ahmed’s quest for meaning and purpose.