RT Sound Recording DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 154698416 LA English T1 The good earth A1 Buck, Pearl S., Heald, Anthony., Blackstone Audio, Inc., PB Blackstone Audio PP [Ashland, OR] YR 2007 SN 9781433204081 1433204088 9781433204067 1433204061 AB "This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon meet their own downfall. Hard times come upon Wang Lung and his family when flood and drought force them to seek work in the city. The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee. When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls"--Publisher's web site.