HARRIET W. SMITH, idealistic nurse, returns to China and Yale in China’s schools of medicine and nursing and its hospital to continue working with her beloved Chinese students, patients, and her colleagues, and to pursue her humanitarian causes.
Upon returning she finds: A country in disarray with social and civic unrest, chaotic politics, militarism and war. — Her school and hospital assaulted by revolutionary unions and radical students, and financially stressed with struggling leadership. — Herself questioning her life and future.
Discover, enjoy, marvel at, wonder and laugh in reading howHarriet faces all of these challenges and imagine how they will be seminal to the rest of her accomplished life. Notice the parallels of 1926 China and today’s tumultuous times.