Known as the Olympic gold-medal sprinter portrayed in the Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire, Eric Liddell went on to become a missionary to China. Liddell served in China for many years with his wife and raised their children, but when WWII came, he was captured and put into a Japanese internment camp. Even there he served the other prisoners, giving encouragement and leadership in an unbearable place until his death. Duncan Hamilton's retelling of Liddell's remarkable life creates a lasting portrait of a man who was both unswervingly devoted and fully human in his giftings. Paperback.