By Edward Bliss
"Now the area can proportion the lifetime of this nice guy. In its intimate aspect, it is a interesting tale that serves as a important creation to the folks of a rustic so vital to us today."-Walter Cronkite
"A interesting examine China from the perspective of an American clinical missionary, this soaking up lifetime of a quiet hero jewelry with authenticity and sheds gentle at the turbulent years from the overdue 1800s to 1932 that may 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 carrier, sacrifice, pleasure, and success. The pages flip simply and fast with humor, care, and love. it is a jewel of a ebook that might stay with you forever."-Jim Lehrer, the inside track Hour
"A small gem. Edward Bliss embarked, opposed to nice odds, on a outstanding variety 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 guts 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 used to be his first journey to Shaowu, which grew to become his domestic for forty-two years, a tumultuous and hazardous time and position. His son tells the tale of his father's lifestyles and paintings in attention-grabbing aspect, drawing on a trove of letters and huge interviews together with his father."-Donald MacInnis, former Methodist missionary and China software Director, nationwide Council of Churches/USA
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