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Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck
Good Earth
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671623937 (0671623931)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
Series: House of Earth (#1)
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Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
3.5 The Conflicted Earth
The Good Earth is the story of a Chinese peasant farmer who rises from subsistence farming to wealth and prosperity. Wang Lung's highly improbable rise allows Buck to depict various levels of society in pre-revolutionary China. The year is never identified, but the existence of trains as a new thing...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
5.0 The Good Earth
There have been many reviews written about "The Good Earth" so I doubt I will be able to rival those. I just have to say that this book had me hooked from beginning to end. I literally tried to hide from people while in the Amazon rain forest in Ecuador so I could finish this book. I don't know why ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 Toni FGMAMTC's Reviews > The Good Earth
Oh man, this story. It's a doozy. Some parts are just so very sad. The family just keeps trying and trying and trying. Their life is such a struggle. The woman, OMG, her entire life is heartbreaking. Thinking of her makes me feel overwhelmed. The Good Earth is about a family trying to live off the l...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
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1.0 The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck
Originally published in 1931, The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck delivers a problematic (for oh so many reasons) portrait of a family that rises and falls and rises again in the years before the 1911 revolution. Buck lived in China for years, working as a missionary (though she later gave speeches agai...
Literary Sara
Literary Sara rated it
Riveting and brutal. I can't believe I haven't read this book before now!
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