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Item:253676038588FREE SHIPPING UK WIDE The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck's epicPulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was— now in a Contemporary Classicsedition.Though more than sixty years have passedsince this remarkable novel won the PulitzerPrize, it has retained its popularity and becomeone of the great modern classics. "I can onlywrite what I know, and I know nothing but China,having always lived there," wrote Pearl Buck. In"The Good Earth" she presents a graphicview of a China when the last emperor reignedand the vast political and social upheavals ofthe twentieth century were but distant rumblingsfor the ordinary people. This moving, classicstory of the honest farmer Wang Lung and hisselfless wife O-lan is must reading for thosewho would fully appreciate the sweeping changesthat have occurred in the lives of the Chinesepeople during this century.Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces thewhole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions,its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel— beloved by millions of readers — is auniversal tale of the destiny of man. FORMAT Paperback LANGUAGE English CONDITION Brand New Publisher Description Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Bucks epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one familys shifting fortunes. Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. 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. 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 an ordinary family caught in the tide of history. Author Biography Pearl S. Buck is the author of many distinguished books for children and adults. She won the Child Study Associations Childrens Book Award for "The Big Wave", the Pulitzer Prize for her novel" The Good Earth", and in 1938 received the Nobel Prize for literature. Review "The New York Times" A comment upon the meaning and tragedy of life as it is lived in any age in any quarter of the globe. "Pittsburgh Post Gazette" One of the most important and revealing novels of our time. "Boston Transcript" One need never have lived in China or know anything about the Chinese to understand it or respond to its appeal. Details ISBN0743272935 Author Pearl S. Buck Short Title GOOD EARTH Pages 368 Publisher Washington Square Press Language English ISBN-10 0743272935 ISBN-13 9780743272933 Media Book Format Paperback Year 2004 Publication Date 2004-09-30 Alternative 9781600832727 Birth 1892 Death 1973 Audience Age 14-18 DEWEY FIC Residence CC Imprint Simon & Schuster Ltd Place of Publication London Country of Publication United Kingdom Dimensions136mm x 23mm x 210mm We've got this At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! 30 DAY RETURN POLICY No questions asked, 30 day returns! FREE DELIVERY No matter where you are in the UK, delivery is free. SECURE PAYMENT Peace of mind by paying through PayPal and eBay Buyer Protection TheNile_Item_ID:8572960;Condition:New, ISBN-13:9780743272933, Format:Paperback, Language:English, Place of Publication:New York, Weight:302g
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