" Rob Gifford brings his great story telling ability and love of Chinese culture to bear on China's longest road, the route 66 of the Middle Kingdom. Filled with lovely anecdotes and heart-wrenching stories, historical parallels and frightening visions, the book sums up Gifford's decades-long engagement with China. I wish Gifford had been a bit more optimistic and underestimates the ingenuity of the Chinese people. Read this to get a better idea of what kinds of hybrid governance and management models may emerge from a China that defies all expectations and changes faster than you can close your eyes. "
— JJ, 2/2/2014