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The good earth

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Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family's shifting fortunes. Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. In The Good Earth Pearl S. Buck paints an indelible portrait of China in the 1920s, when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-Lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during the last century. Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel--beloved by millions of readers--is a universal tale of an ordinary family caught in the tide of history.
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Grouped Work ID 48225cef-8beb-1689-ee87-991eda581768
Full title good earth
Author buck pearl s
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 23:34:08PM

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series House of Earth trilogy
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subject_facet Audiobooks, China -- Fiction, China -- History -- 1928-1937 -- Fiction, China -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1949 -- Fiction, China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Large type books, Married women -- China -- Fiction, Pulitzer Prize -- 1932
title_display The good earth
title_full The good earth / Pearl S. Buck, The good earth / Pearl S. Buck ; introduced and edited by Peter Conn, The good earth / Pearl S. Buck ; supplementary material written by Stephanie Reents, The good earth [sound recording] / by Pearl S. Buck, The good earth [text (large print)] / Pearl S. Buck
title_short The good earth
topic_facet Audiobooks, History, Large type books, Married women, Pulitzer Prize, Social life and customs