The good earth

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John Day Co.,
Pub. Date:
[1931]
Language:
English
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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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9780743272933
9780671424589
9781501132766
9781433204067
9780671510121
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145326356
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9780736685146
9780671035778
9781416500186
9780671823498
9780895774132
9780756958374
9781483071015
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UG
Level 6.8, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
1530L
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auth_author2 Bertozzi, Nick,, Guidall, George,, Heald, Anthony,, Heald, Anthony., Reading, Kate,, Reents, Stephanie.
author Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
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display_description Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. "I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there," wrote Pearl Buck. In The Good Earth she presents a graphic view of a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. 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 this 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 the destiny of man.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Book club kits -- Wilkinson Public Library, China, China -- Comic books, strips, etc, China -- Fiction, China -- History -- 1928-1937 -- Fiction, China -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc, China -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1949 -- Fiction, China -- Social life and customs -- Comic books, strips, etc, China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Comics (Graphic works), Comics adaptations, Compact discs -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Farm life, Farm life -- China -- Fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Farmers' spouses, Farmers' spouses -- Fiction, Fiction, Graphic novels, Historical fiction, Married women, Married women -- China -- Comic books, strips, etc, Married women -- China -- Fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Men -- Fiction, Romance fiction, Sound recordings
title_display The good earth
title_full The Good Earth Buck, Pearl S., The good earth / Pearl S. Buck, The good earth / Pearl S. Buck ; graphic adaptation by Nick Bertozzi, The good earth / Pearl S. Buck ; illustrations by James Barkley ; afterword by Edward Wagenknecht, The good earth / Pearl S. Buck ; introduced and edited by Peter Conn, The good earth / Pearl S. Buck ; supplementary material written by Stephanie Reents ; series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson, The good earth / by Pearl S. Buck, The good earth / by Pearl S. Buck; with an introduction by the author, The good earth Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973., The good earth [electronic resource] / Pearl S. Buck, The good earth [electronic resource] Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973., The good earth [sound recording (CD)] / by Pearl S. Buck, The good earth [sound recording] / Pearl S. Buck, The good earth [sound recording] / by Pearl S. Buck, The good earth. / Standard ed., with an introd. by the author, The good earth: book club kit/ Pearl S. Buck
title_short The good earth
topic_facet Compact discs, Electronic books, Farm life, Farmers' spouses, History, Married women, Men, Romance fiction, Social life and customs