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The Good Earth

Flood, drought, pestilence, and revolution are interwoven into a universal story of man's destiny.

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  • "大地"

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  • "Flood, drought, pestilence, and revolution are interwoven into a universal story of man's destiny."@en
  • "Flood, drought, pestilence, and revolution are interwoven into a universal story of man's destiny."
  • "Wang Lung, a peasant in China in the 1920s, becomes a prosperous landowner with the help of his humble wife, O'Lan, with whom he shares a devotion to duty, land, and survival."
  • "A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner."@en
  • "A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner."
  • "National Theatre, Washington, D.C., direction A.L. Erlanger and W.H. Rapley, business management S.E. Cochran, The Theatre Guild, Incorporated presents as the first play of The American Theatre Society subscription progam "The Good Earth," dramatized by Owen Davis and Donald Davis from the novel by Pearl S. Buck, production directed by Philip Moeller, settings designed by Lee Simonson."@en
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "A poignant and tragic story of China which has been called "a living fragment of China itself"."
  • "A story of a Chinese peasant and his passionate, dogged accumulation of land and more land, while weathering famine and drought and revolution."
  • "A story of a Chinese peasant and his passionate, dogged accumulation of land and more land, while weathering famine and drought and revolution."@en
  • "Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel 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 when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those."
  • "A slave bride of a Chinese laborer devotes herself to her husband's family, but when civil war in China brings wealth to the family, her happiness is endangered as husband brings home a second wife. Evenutally the husband realizes the love of his first wife and his land are worth more than his wealth."
  • "Het leven van een Chinese familie in een kenterend tijdperk."
  • ""This novel set in pre-revolutionary China 'describes the rise of Wang Lung, a Chinese peasant, from poverty to the position of a rich landowner, helped by his patient wife, O-lan. Their vigor, fortitude, persistence, and enduring love of the soil are emphasized throughout. Generally regarded as Pearl Buck's masterpiece, the book won universal acclaim for its sympathetically authentic picture of Chinese life.' Reader's Ency. 3d edition.""@en
  • "Set in China, this is a story about a simple peasant farmer who grows rich with the help of his faithful wife. Tragedy follows as he betrays his family and neglects the earth he had worshipped."@en
  • "In The Good Earth, Pearl Buck, presents a graphic view of a Chna when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century."
  • "Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer prize-winning novel of a China that was now in a contemporary classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel 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 when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife o-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century. Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel, beloved by millions of readers, is a universal tale of the destiny of man. Enduring literature illuminated by practical scholarship a poignant tale about the life and labors of a Chinese farmer during the sweeping reign of the country s last emperor. Each enriched classic edition includes: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information, a chronology of the author's life and work, a timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context, an outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations, detailed explanatory notes, a critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work, discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction, a list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience. Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. Pulitzer Prize fiction, 1932.--Résumé de l'éditeur."
  • "Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel 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 when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century. Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel -- beloved by millions of readers -- is a universal tale of the destiny of man."
  • "Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel 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 when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century. Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel -- beloved by millions of readers -- is a universal tale of the destiny of man."@en
  • "A humble farmer's struggles with the forces of nature as well as Chinese traditions bring him success as a wealthy landowner."@en
  • "Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer prize-winning novel of a China that was now in a contemporary classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel 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 when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife o-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century. Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel, beloved by millions of readers, is a universal tale of the destiny of man. Enduring literature illuminated by practical scholarship a poignant tale about the life and labors of a Chinese farmer during the sweeping reign of the country s last emperor. Each enriched classic edition includes: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information, a chronology of the author's life and work, a timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context, an outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations, detailed explanatory notes, a critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work, discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction, a list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience. Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. Pulitzer Prize fiction, 1932."
  • "Wang Lung is a Chinese farmer drawing his livlihood from the soil. This is his story, one of famine and feast, and his dependence on the good earth of China."@en
  • "Wang Lung, a simple farmer, is helped by his faithful wife to become a prosperous lord. Tragedy follows along the way as he betrays his family and neglects the earth he has worshipped."
  • "Tells the story of the peasant Wang Lung. Of the family he founded, of its rise to dynasty; of the gods he implored, of the earth that sustained him, and of the land he made to prosper against the ravages of nature and the attacks of man."
  • "Wang Lang, a simple peasant farmer takes as a wife a battered slave girl who becomes a 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 worshipped."@en
  • "Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel 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 when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavels of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century."
  • "Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enable readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential."@en
  • "A young Chinese farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initally devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land, takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realized that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth."
  • "A young Chinese farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initally devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land, takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realized that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth."@en
  • "Unabridged/Playaway Media Player/12 hrs 15 min."
  • "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."@en
  • "Pearl S. Buck's timeless masterpiece, the Pulitzer Prize & ndash;winning story of a farmer's journey through China in the 1920sThe 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."@en
  • "The story of Wang Lung, the family he founded, the gods he implored, and, above all, the earth that sustained him, the land that he made to prosper against the ravages of nature and the savage attacks of bandit tribes."@en
  • "Wang Lung, the simple farmer, is helped by his faithful wife to become a prosperous lord. Tragedy follows along the way as he betrays his family and neglects the earth he has worshipped."@en
  • "Wang Lung, the simple farmer, is helped by his faithful wife to become a prosperous lord. Tragedy follows along the way as he betrays his family and neglects the earth he has worshipped."
  • "A Chinese peasant farmer grows rich with the help of his faithful wife. Tragedy follows when he betrays his family and neglects the earth he had worshipped."
  • "The earth lay rich and dark, and fell apart lightly as they worked. Sometimes they turned up a bit of brick, a small piece of wood. It was nothing; sometime in some age, bodies of men and women had been buried there, houses had stood there, had fallen, and had gone back into the earth. They worked on, moving together-together producing the fruit of this earth-silent in their movement together."
  • "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 worshipped."@en
  • "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 worshipped."
  • ""The classic novel of pre-revolutionary China." (from the front cover)."@en
  • "The story of a Chinese peasant and his passionate, dogged accumulation of land during famine, drought, and revolution."@en
  • "-- 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."@en
  • "In The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck paints an 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. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-Lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during the last century and a half."
  • "Pulitzer Prize winning book about China at the Turn of the 20th century."@en
  • "Set in China, this is a drama about a simple peasant farmer who grows rich with the help of his faithful wife. Tragedy follows as he betrays his family and neglects the earth he had worshiped."
  • "A slave bride of a Chinese laborer devotes herself to her husband's family, but when civil war in China brings wealth to the family, her happiness is endangered as her husband brings home a second wife."@en
  • "A slave bride of a Chinese laborer devotes herself to her husband's family, but when civil war in China brings wealth to the family, her happiness is endangered as her husband brings home a second wife."
  • ""This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic 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 downfall. Hard 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" -- from publisher's web site."@en
  • "Read by Kate Reading."@en
  • "Collection includes the novel and the audio book read by George Guidall."@en

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