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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Babcock Library - Ashford F Buc (Text to phone) 33110143456596 Adult Fiction Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton PBK FIC BUC (Text to phone) 33160103985142 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library F BUCK (Text to phone) 34030112730962 Adult Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC BUCK (Text to phone) 34000076140409 Adult Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF BUC (Text to phone) 33260000434358 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/BUCK (Text to phone) 34029145289087 Adult Fiction Available -
Chester Public Library BUC (Text to phone) 33210000503348 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Neck Library FIC BUC (Text to phone) 34046106514576 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC BUC (Text to phone) 34047094034528 Adult Fiction Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron FIC BUC (Text to phone) 33400000129856 Adult Fiction Available -
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General Note:
"September 2004"--T.p. verso.
"Featuring a WSP reading group guide"--Cover.
"Oprah's book club"--Cover of some printings.
Formatted Contents Note:
8 books (357 p. ; 21 cm.) -- Content list -- List of additional resources -- Sign-up sheet -- Book kit policy & suggestions for use of kit.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
Pulitzer Prize, Novel, 1932.
Subject: Farmers' spouses > Fiction.
Married women > China > Fiction.
Farm life > Fiction.
China > Fiction.
China > History > 1928-1937 > Fiction.
China > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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