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Sons

Author: Pearl S Buck
Publisher: New York : John Day, [1932]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sons is about the differences between three generations. Wang Lung died peacefully in the beginning. The story continued with the three different kinds of life that his three sons led. All of the three sons were concisely portrayed, with a slight emphasis on the third, Wang the Tiger. He rose slowly to the position of a warlord. In order to pass his position to his son as he was growing old, he sent his son to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Sons.
New York, John Day [1932]
(OCoLC)565863791
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pearl S Buck
OCLC Number: 568321
Notes: At head of title: Pearl S. Buck.
"First trade edition, September, 1932."
Description: 467 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Pearl S. Buck.

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Sons is about the differences between three generations. Wang Lung died peacefully in the beginning. The story continued with the three different kinds of life that his three sons led. All of the three sons were concisely portrayed, with a slight emphasis on the third, Wang the Tiger. He rose slowly to the position of a warlord. In order to pass his position to his son as he was growing old, he sent his son to a military school to learn western war techniques. However, his sons turned against him by joining the New Revolutionary Army which was against all old lords.

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