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The good earth

Author: Pearl S Buck
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 1999, ©1931.
Series: WSP contemporary classics.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pearl S Buck
ISBN: 0671035770 9780671035778
OCLC Number: 42276572
Notes: "Featuring a reading group guide"--Cover.
Description: 357 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: WSP contemporary classics.
Responsibility: Pearl S. Buck.

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A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner.

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"Boston Transcript" One need never have lived in China or know anything about the Chinese to understand it or respond to its appeal.

 
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by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2005-11-20) Very Good Permalink
I just listened to The Good Earth by Pearl Buck, which won the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Literature and has long been assigned for high school reading. I somehow missed having to read more than an excerpt in school, but I have had it on my to-read-someday list for a long time. Someday came last week when...
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