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The Good Earth This tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers but they will soon meet their own downfallHard times come upon Wang Lung and his family when flood and drought force them to seek work in the city The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls

About the Author: Pearl S. Buck

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was a bestselling and Nobel Prize winning author Her classic novel The Good Earth 1931 was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and William Dean Howells Medal Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, Buck was the daughter of missionaries and spent much of the first half of her life in China, where many of her books are set In 1934, civil unrest in China forced Buck back to the United States Throughout her life she worked in support of civil and women s rights, and established Welcome House, the first international, interracial adoption agency In addition to her highly acclaimed novels, Buck wrote two memoirs and biographies of both of her parents For her body of work, Buck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938, the first American woman to have done so She died in Vermont.

10 thoughts on “The Good Earth

  1. Celeste Ng Celeste Ng says:

    It s difficult for me to explain how much I hate this book, and even harder to explain why I don t think it s just because I hated the main character so much, and in this case at least, I don t think it s because of the weirdn

  2. Lyn Lyn says:

    This is almost spiritual in it s beauty and simplicity First published by Pearl Buck in 1931, this later won the Pulitzer Prize and had a significant affect on Buck s winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938.The author displayed

  3. Jr Bacdayan Jr Bacdayan says:

    There is a gush of red, marvelous, and mysterious blood running through my veins I am part Chinese A race that has given me these small eyes and this yellowish complexion A race that I have associated with frugality, hard work, mass productio

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  5. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    The Good Earth House of Earth 1 , Pearl S BuckThe Good Earth is a novel by Pearl S Buck published in 1931 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1932 The best selling novel in the United States in both 1931 and 1932 was an influential factor in Buck

  6. Dem Dem says:

    The story is absorbing and exquisitely written A memorable classic that is a must for any book club or readers who enjoy well written historical fiction novels The Good Earth is a novel by Pearl S Buck published in 1931 that dramatizes family life in a Chinese villa

  7. Matt Matt says:

    The sun beat down upon them, for it was early summer, and O Lan s face was dripping with her sweat Wang Lung had his coat off and his back bare, but she worked with her thin garment covering her shoulders and it grew wet and clung to her like skin Moving together in a perfe

  8. k.wing k.wing says:

    I really, really wish I hadn t google searched foot binding after reading this book In the tradition of a beloved college professor, I give The Good Earth a subtitle which revealsof the moral stuff which fills it Ahem The Good Earth Mo Money, Mo Problems The Good Earth is packed wi

  9. Kemper Kemper says:

    Treasure of the Rubbermaids 6 Made in China The on going discoveries of priceless books and comics found in a stack of Rubbermaid containers previously stored and forgotten at my parent s house and untouched for almost 20 years Thanks to my father dumping them back on me, I now spend my sp

  10. Mario the lone bookwolf Mario the lone bookwolf says:

    The livelong interest in the Asian culture is manifested at each page of this unique novel.Some authors have the ability to absorb the mentality of cultures they live in and are fascinated by to create works that are simply impossible to copy because they stand unique in their style, language and

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