ALL THE TALENT IN THE WORLD is the fictional story of two high school young men, one of whom becomes an attorney and the other, a National Basketball Association (NBA) star. During the next ten years of maturing, the two become involved with scams, con artists, murder, the Polish Mafia, and a humiliating arrest by the Philadelphia police. This story is filled with actual facts and data-based statistics. It is presented as fiction to make it more interesting. There is never a reference to race, curse words, or ghetto slang. The novel positively highlights the life-enhancing value of education.