The Good Earth TrilogyeBook - 2013
Set in China during the early twentieth century, Pearl S. Buck’ s timeless trilogy is the powerful story of a family— and a nation— in transition The Good Earth is Buck’ s classic, Pulitzer Prize– winning story of Wang Lung, a Chinese peasant farmer, and his wife, O-lan, a former slave. With luck and hard work, the couple’ s fortunes improve over the years: They are blessed with sons, and save steadily until one day they can afford to buy property in the House of Wang— the very house in which O-lan used to work. But success brings with it a new set of problems. Wang soon finds himself the target of jealousy, and as good harvests come and go, so does the social order. Will Wang’ s family cherish the estate after he’ s gone? The family’ s story continues in Sons and A House Divided, when the Revolution sweeping through China further unsettles Wang Lung’ s family in this rich and unforgettable portrait of a family and a country in the throes of widespread national change.
Published: New York, NY : Open Road Integrated Media, 2013.
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