Good Earth


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Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Beloved by millions of readers, her brilliant novel is a universal tale of the destiny of man. Though more than sixty years have passed since it 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 ...

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La maestra

Dec 8, 2011

Excellent seller

I ordered the books for gifts, and they were shipped and received in a blink of an eye, in very good conditions.

margaret b

Aug 1, 2011

Lovely story

A book about a Chinese farmer and his family and his path through life, includes some Chinese traditions but otherwise could be a universal story of life, its hardships and its joys.

Mary O

Mar 3, 2011

Pearl Buck

Pearl Buck was born in my state of West Virginia and I've read her books since I was a little girl.

I have always wanted to go to China, and its because of Pearl Buck and her writings of China.

Andrea W

Jul 12, 2010

very pleased with my purchase exellent condition,
speedy delivery,would recommend this seller to
my friends and family.


Mar 1, 2010

It's a hard life!

This book was exceptionally written and easy to read. It was difficult to read, though as you delve into these characters and feel so much sympathy for them. It truly makes you realize how blessed you are, not to have to make the sacrifices that these people did. This book draws you in and makes you ask questions of yourself that may be hard to answer!

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