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The Good Earth

The Good Earth Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck,Emily Hutchinson
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Release : 1999-10-01
ISBN : 9780785795285
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner.

The Good Earth

The Good Earth Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-07-04
ISBN : 1501132784
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pearl S. Buck’s Pulitzer Prize–winning classic about the rise and fall of Chinese villagers before World War I comes to life in this evocative graphic novel by New York Times bestselling author Nick Bertozzi. Although more than eighty years have passed since Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. This 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, tells the moving story of honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-Lan. It is must reading to fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during the last century. Displaying his Eisner Award–winning talents, New York Times bestselling author Nick Bertozzi brings Buck’s epic novel to life with incredible imagery in this “finely rendered showcase…that perfectly captures the story’s timeless subject matter while also underscoring the antiquity of the depicted world” (Kirkus Reviews). Bertozzi retraces the whole cycle of life depicted in Buck’s original novel: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions, and its rewards. Now The Good Earth—the universal tale of an ordinary family caught in the tide of history—offers a whole new dimension with these beautiful, evocative images.

The Good Earth

The Good Earth Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-08-21
ISBN : 145326356X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, New York Times–bestselling novel about a peasant farmer and his family in early twentieth-century China. The Good Earth is Buck’s classic 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? And can his material success, the bedrock of his life, guarantee anything about his soul? Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the William Dean Howells Award, The Good Earth was an Oprah’s Book Club choice in 2004. A readers’ favorite for generations, this powerful and beautifully written fable resonates with universal themes of hope and family unity. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.

The Good Earth Trilogy

The Good Earth Trilogy Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2013-05-21
ISBN : 1480430412
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning classic novel of China, together with its two sequels—by the Nobel Prize winner. 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.

Sons

Sons Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-08-21
ISBN : 1453263470
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The second installment in Pearl S. Buck’s acclaimed Good Earth trilogy: the powerful story of three brothers whose greed will bring their family to the brink of ruin Sons begins where The Good Earth ended: Revolution is sweeping through China. Wang Lung is on his deathbed in the house of his fathers, and his three sons stand ready to inherit his hard-won estate. One son has taken the family’s wealth for granted and become a landlord; another is a thriving merchant and moneylender; the youngest, an ambitious general, is destined to be a leader in the country. Through all his life’s changes, Wang did not anticipate that each son would hunger to sell his beloved land for maximum profit. At once a tribute to early Chinese fiction, a saga of family dissension, and a depiction of the clashes between old and new, Sons is a vivid and compelling masterwork of fiction. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.

House of Earth

House of Earth Book
Author : Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1939
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download House of Earth book written by Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Pearl Buck in China

Pearl Buck in China Book
Author : Hilary Spurling
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-06
ISBN : 1416540423
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents a tribute to the life and work of the author known for her books portraying ordinary life in China, covering her fundamentalist upbringing, witness to the Boxer Rebellion, and two marriages.

We Were the Mulvaneys

We Were the Mulvaneys Book
Author : Joyce Carol Oates,Barbara Fisher
Publisher : Spark Publishing Group
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9781586638566
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In We Were the Mulvaneys, Joyce Carol Oates--one of the great figures in modern American fiction--explores a crisis in the life of a seemingly perfect American family...and the devastating consequences that follow. Get the most out of this enthralling novel with the help of this informative, illuminating Reader's Companion: Why do Marianne's parents banish her after she's raped? What have the Mulvaneys lost at the end of the novel? What have they gained? Why does Joyce Carol Oates consider We Were the Mulvaneys the novel closest to her heart?

Kinfolk

Kinfolk Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-08-21
ISBN : 1453263551
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Four Chinese-American siblings make an emotional journey to their ancestral home in this novel from the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Good Earth. Dr. Liang is a comfortably well-off professor of Confucian philosophy who fled China because of the government’s crackdown on intellectuals. Now, settled in 1940s New York, he believes in the notion of a pure and unchanging homeland. Under his influence, Liang’s four grown children make the momentous decision to move to China, despite having spent their whole lives in the United States. But as the siblings try in various ways to adjust to a new place and culture, they learn that the definition of home is far different from what they expected. Kinfolk is the involving story of an American family and literary fiction of the highest order. The New York Times–bestselling author of Dragon Seed, China Sky, and many other novels, explores the complexities of immigration, multiculturalism, nationality, and the primordial human longing to find our roots. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.

Pleasures of the Good Earth

Pleasures of the Good Earth Book
Author : Edward Giobbi
Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Release : 1991
ISBN : 9780394561301
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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More than two hundred recipes celebrate the joys of growing and cooking one's own food, offering tips on gardening, foraging for wild foods, making wine, curing meats, and putting up vegetables for winter

The Good Earth Bath Beauty Health Book

The Good Earth Bath  Beauty   Health Book Book
Author : Casey Kellar
Publisher : Krause Publications
Release : 2001-02-01
ISBN : 9780873419543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With remedies and toiletries made with natural, simple formulas and ingredients found in health food, drug, and supermarkets, people of all ages can learn how to pamper themselves. Casey Kellar, the founder of RainShadow Labs and RainCountry Naturals, is also the author of The Natural Beauty and Bath Book and Natural Cleaning for Your Home. More than 75 simple formulas enhance well-being and produce spa-quality beauty results; Learn to make lotions, toothpaste, bubble bath, massage oils, cough syrup, lip balm, perfume, and hair care with readily available ingredients; Special section on creating gift bags for loved ones.

The Good Earth

The Good Earth Book
Author : Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
Publisher : Reader's Digest Children's Books
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wang Lang, a simple peasant farmer, takes as a wife a battered slave girl who becomes an indomitable, loyal woman. Working the land together, they prosper and increase their holdings, yet Wang eventually betrays his family and neglects the earth he had worshiped.

Imperial Woman

Imperial Woman Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1956
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Imperial Woman book written by Pearl S. Buck, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Pearl of China

Pearl of China Book
Author : Anchee Min
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2010-05-03
ISBN : 1408810522
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the small southern town of Chin-kiang, two young girls from very different worlds collide and become inseparable companions. Willow is hardened by poverty and fearful for her future; Pearl is the daughter of a Christian missionary who desperately wishes she was Chinese too. Neither could have foreseen the transformation of the little American girl embarrassed by her blonde hair into the Nobel Prize-winning writer and one of China's modern heroines, Pearl S. Buck. When the country erupts in civil war between the Nationalists and the Communists, Pearl and Willow are brutally reminded of their differences. Pearl's family is forced to flee the country and Willow is punished for her loyalty to her 'cultural imperialist' friend. And yet, in the face of everything that threatens to tear them apart, the paths of these two women remain intimately entwined.

East Wind West Wind

East Wind  West Wind Book
Author : Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
Publisher : Moyer Bell Limited
Release : 1930
ISBN : 9781559210867
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In her acceptance speech upon receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature, Pearl Buck said, "The mind of my own country and of China, my foster country, are alike in many ways, but above all, in our common love of freedom." "East Wind: West Wind" embodies this love of, and struggle for, freedom.

Out of the Gobi

Out of the Gobi Book
Author : Weijian Shan
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-01-17
ISBN : 1119529492
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Foreword by Janet Yellen Weijian Shan's Out of the Gobi is a powerful memoir and commentary that will be one of the most important books on China of our time, one with the potential to re-shape how Americans view China, and how the Chinese view life in America. Shan, a former hard laborer who is now one of Asia's best-known financiers, is thoughtful, observant, eloquent, and brutally honest, making him well-positioned to tell the story of a life that is a microcosm of modern China, and of how, improbably, that life became intertwined with America. Out of the Gobi draws a vivid picture of the raw human energy and the will to succeed against all odds. Shan only finished elementary school when Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution tore his country apart. He was a witness to the brutality and absurdity of Mao’s policies during one of the most tumultuous eras in China’s history. Exiled to the Gobi Desert at age 15 and denied schooling for 10 years, he endured untold hardships without ever giving up his dream for an education. Shan’s improbable journey, from the Gobi to the “People’s Republic of Berkeley” and far beyond, is a uniquely American success story – told with a splash of humor, deep insight and rich and engaging detail. This powerful and personal perspective on China and America will inform Americans' view of China, humanizing the country, while providing a rare view of America from the prism of a keen foreign observer who lived the American dream. Says former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen: “Shan’s life provides a demonstration of what is possible when China and the United States come together, even by happenstance. It is not only Shan’s personal history that makes this book so interesting but also how the stories of China and America merge in just one moment in time to create an inspired individual so unique and driven, and so representative of the true sprits of both countries.”

The Eternal Wonder

The Eternal Wonder Book
Author : Pearl S. Buck
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2013-10-22
ISBN : 1480439665
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lost for forty years, a new novel by the author of The Good Earth The Eternal Wonder tells the coming-of-age story of Randolph Colfax (Rann for short), an extraordinarily gifted young man whose search for meaning and purpose leads him to New York, England, Paris, a mission patrolling the DMZ in Korea that will change his life forever—and, ultimately, to love. Rann falls for the beautiful and equally brilliant Stephanie Kung, who lives in Paris with her Chinese father and has no contact with her American mother, who abandoned the family when Stephanie was six years old. Both Rann and Stephanie yearn for a sense of genuine identity. Rann feels plagued by his voracious intellectual curiosity and strives to integrate his life of the mind with his experience in the world. Stephanie feels alienated from society by her mixed heritage and struggles to resolve the culture clash of her existence. Separated for long periods of time, their final reunion leads to a conclusion that even Rann, in all his hard-earned wisdom, could never have imagined. A moving and mesmerizing fictional exploration of the themes that meant so much to Pearl Buck in her life, The Eternal Wonder is perhaps her most personal and passionate work, and will no doubt appeal to the millions of readers who have treasured her novels for generations.

Economy and State

Economy and State Book
Author : Nina Bandelj,Elizabeth Sowers
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-05-08
ISBN : 0745658830
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Should governments be involved in economic affairs? Challenging prevailing wisdom about the benefits of self-regulating markets, Nina Bandelj and Elizabeth Sowers offer a uniquely sociological perspective to emphasize that states can never be divorced from economy. From defining property rights and regulating commodification of labor to setting corporate governance standards and international exchange rules, the state continuously manages the functioning of markets and influences economic outcomes for individuals, firms and nations. The authors bring together classical interventions and cutting-edge contemporary research in economic sociology to discuss six broad areas of economy/state connection: property, money, labor, firms, national economic growth, and global economic exchange. A wealth of empirical examples and illustrations reveals that even if the nature of state influence on economy varies across contexts, it is always dependent on social forces. This accessible and engaging book will be essential reading for upper-level students of economic sociology, and those interested in the major economic dilemmas of our times. .

She s Come Undone

She s Come Undone Book
Author : Wally Lamb
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2012-12-11
ISBN : 1471105342
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Meet Dolores Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the chocolate, crisps and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly up. In his extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch an incredible ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. At once a fragile girl and a hard-edged cynic, so tough to love yet so inimitably loveable, Dolores is as poignantly real as our own imperfections.

Revelation

Revelation Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Canongate Books
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN : 0857861018
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.