2014 Nautilus Award Gold Winner

“An absorbing and affecting narrative.” The New York Times

“Part memoir, part history lesson, part discourse on how to make a public health project work using business standards, the story of Ruxin’s life in Rwanda is riveting and inspirational…. From the depths of destruction to “Heaven,” Ruxin chronicles the regeneration of this remarkable country, ultimately revealing the healing power of forgiveness and hope.” Publishers Weekly

“The upbeat story of an American couple raising their three children in Rwanda and making a huge difference in the lives of thousands…. A personal adventure tale with a serious message for those concerned with eradicating poverty.” Kirkus

“Josh Ruxin is a dynamic and creative leader in the fight for Health for All in Africa and the world. His stories are like Josh himself: lively, interesting, and inspiring. Read this terrific book and you’ll be filled with ideas of how you too can help to change the world.” Jeffrey D. Sachs, director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, author of To Move the World