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"Now the area can percentage the lifetime of this nice guy. In its intimate aspect, this can be a attention-grabbing tale that serves as a worthy creation to the folks of a rustic so vital to us today."-Walter Cronkite

"A attention-grabbing examine China from the viewpoint of an American scientific missionary, this soaking up lifetime of a quiet hero earrings with authenticity and sheds mild at the turbulent years from the past due 1800s to 1932 that would be a revelation for many Western readers."-Adeline Yen Mah, writer of Falling Leaves

"This is a proud man's tale of a father who lived a lifetime of a clinical missionary in China for 40 years-a lifetime of provider, sacrifice, pleasure, and achievement. The pages flip simply and fast with humor, care, and love. it is a jewel of a booklet that may stay with you forever."-Jim Lehrer, the scoop Hour

"A small gem. Edward Bliss embarked, opposed to nice odds, on a amazing diversity of actions aimed toward enhancing the livelihood of universal humans. He used to be a veritable one-man Peace Corps. His is an inspiring tale that warms the center and enriches the soul."-H. T. Huang, writer of technology and Civilization in China

"It took 3 years for Edward Bliss, M.D., to ascend the Min River in a convoy of 3 river junks in 1893, averaging fourteen miles an afternoon. This was once his first journey to Shaowu, which turned his domestic for forty-two years, a tumultuous and hazardous time and position. His son tells the tale of his father's existence and paintings in attention-grabbing aspect, drawing on a trove of letters and wide interviews along with his father."-Donald MacInnis, former Methodist missionary and China application Director, nationwide Council of Churches/USA

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