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‘The Good Earth’ by Pearl S. Buck

June 27, 2007

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The main character of the novel ‘The Good Earth’ is Wang Lung, a poor peasant farmer. He marries a slave. And after that he gradually rises from being a poor, humble farmer to being a wealthy, landowner. Having support of his faithful wife he multiplied his wealth. His faith in the capacity of the good earth. The novel begins […]

Pearl S. Buck

June 26, 2007

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Pearl S. Buck was born on this day, that is, June 26 in 1892. She was a prolific writer. Her father was a missionary. She was born in West Virginia but her family was sent to China when she was three months old. Buck began writing in 1930 and her first publication was ‘East Wind:West Wind’. She […]