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[Reading] ➿ The Good Earth ➶ Pearl S. Buck – Horsebackridingcolorado.us

The Good Earth Wang Lung, Rising From Humble Chinese Farmer To Wealthy Landowner, Gloried In The Soil He Worked He Held It Above His Family, Even Above His Gods But Soon, Between Wang Lung And The Kindly Soil That Sustained Him, Came Flood And Drought, Pestilence And Revolution.Through This One Chinese Peasant And His Children, Nobel Prize Winner Pearl S Buck Traces The Whole Cycle Of Life, Its Terrors, Its Passion, Its Persistent Ambitions And Its Rewards Her Brilliant Novel Beloved By Millions Of Readers Throughout The World Is A Universal Tale Of The Destiny Of Men.11 CDs 12.5 Hours

[Reading] ➿ The Good Earth  ➶ Pearl S. Buck – Horsebackridingcolorado.us
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  • The Good Earth
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • 01 September 2018
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    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➿ The Good Earth ➶ Pearl S. Buck – Horsebackridingcolorado.us


  1. says:

    It s difficult for me to explain how much I hate this book, and even harder to explain why I don t think it s just because I hated the main character so much, and in this case at least, I don t think it s because of the weirdness that arises from a Westerner writing about a colonized country.I do know that part of my intense dislike for this book comes from how it is viewed by other people usually non Chinese Read the reviews and you ll see one word come up over and over again portrait It s difficult for me to explain how much I hate this book, and even harder to explain why I don t think it s just because I hated the main character so much, and in this case at least, I don t think it s because of the weirdness that arises from a Westerner writing about a colonized country.I do know that part of my intense dislike for this book comes from how it is viewed by other people usually non Chinese Read...


  2. says:

    There is a gush of red, marvelous, and mysterious blood running through my veins I am part Chinese A race that has given me these small eyes and this yellowish complexion A race that I have associated with frugality, hard work, mass production, internet restrictions, and Jackie Chan China, I ve only been there once as a tourist when I was a bit younger And as much as I d like to think that I am familiar with the Chinese culture, I have to admit that my knowledge about that is limited and my There is a gush of red, marvelous, and mysterious blood running through my veins I am part Chinese A race that has given me these small eyes and this yellowish complexion A race that I have associated ...


  3. says:

    This is almost spiritual in it s beauty and simplicity First published by Pearl Buck in 1931, this later won the Pulitzer Prize and had a significant affect on Buck s winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938.The author displayed her genius ability to observe and relate the cultural and day to day lives of Chinese peasants at the turn of the century This American Christian missionary told the story of a rural Chinese man and perceptively embraced vast cultural differences, while at the sa This is almost spiritual in it s beauty and simplicity First published by Pearl Buck in 1931, this later won the Pulitzer Prize and had a significant affect on Buck s winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938.The author displayed her genius ability to observe and relate the cultural and day to day lives of Chinese peasants at the turn of the century This American Christian missionary told the story of a rural Chinese man and perceptively embraced vast cultural differences, while at th...


  4. says:

    THIS BOOK IS ABOUT THE EARTH AND IT IS GOOD.


  5. says:

    I really, really wish I hadn t google searched foot binding after reading this book In the tradition of a beloved college professor, I give The Good Earth a subtitle which revealsof the moral stuff which fills it Ahem The Good Earth Mo Money, Mo Problems The Good Earth is packed with cautionary tales of wealth and idleness, tradition and progression, and lust Wow, the character studies one could do in this book Just things I noticed The very thing Wang Lung detested, O lan s I really, really wish I hadn t google searched foot binding after reading this book In the tradition of a beloved college professor, I give The Good Earth a subtitle which revealsof the moral stuff which fills it Ahem The Good Earth Mo Money, Mo Problems The Good Earth is packed with cautionary tales of wealth and idleness, tradition and progression, and lust Wow, the character ...


  6. says:

    Treasure of the Rubbermaids 6 Made in China The on going discoveries of priceless books and comics found in a stack of Rubbermaid containers previously stored and forgotten at my parent s house and untouched for almost 20 years Thanks to my father dumping them back on me, I now spend my spare time unearthing lost treasures from their plastic depths.I bitch about having to mow my lawn, but when I m done, I usually sit on my deck and have a few ice cold beers Then I take a hot shower and get in Treasure of the Rubbermaids 6 Made in China The on going discoveries of priceless books and comics found in a stack of Rubbermaid containers previously stored and forgotten at my parent s house and untouched for almost 20 years Thanks to my father dumping them back on me, I now spend my spare time unearthing lost treasures from their plastic depths.I bitch about having to mow my lawn, but when I m done, I usually sit on my deck and have a few ice cold beers Then I take a hot shower and get in my car to go to the grocery store where I buy a cart full of food without giving it a second thought Chinese farmer Wang Lung I wanted to type Wang Chung there Damn you 80s spends all day doing back breaking labor in his own fields and there s still barely enough food to keep from starving His big reward is a cup of hot water in the morning with maybe a few tea leaves in it on special occasions, and he sponges himself off with hot water every couple of months whether he needs ...


  7. says:

    Wang Lung on his wedding day gets up at dawn as usual, a poor Chinese farmer s son, who lives with his widowed old father, but is a very hardworking, strong, and ambitious young man, they occupy, a three room house made of dirt bricks, with a straw thatched roof After getting his ill father hot water, feeding the ox and doing the rest of the chores, Wang for the second time in the year, takes a bath secretly, with the precious water , ashamed to waste it, for such an unnecessary thing, hiding f Wang Lung on his wedding day gets up at dawn as usual, a poor Chinese farmer s son, who lives with his widowed old father, but is a very hardworking, strong, and ambitious young man, they occupy, a three room house made of dirt bricks, with a straw thatched roof After getting his ill father hot water, feeding the ox and doing the rest of the chores, Wang for the second time in the year, takes a bath secretly, with the precious water , ashamed to waste it, ...


  8. says:

    I found this to be an incredibly moving and humanistic story, full of anger, tragedy, joy, and the elements that make for a great novel It s a story any person in any country can relate to The writing is beautiful and reads like a parablethan straight documentation or history, which was her intent, and a tribute to many of the old Chinese tales I ve read now reading it at an older age, I see a lot of references and tributes to other Chinese works I had not known of before That is also I found this to be an incredibly moving and humanistic story, full of anger, tragedy, joy, and the elements that make for a great novel It s a story any person in any country can relate to The writing is beautiful and reads like a parablethan straight documentation or history, which was her intent, and a tribute to many of the old Chinese tales I ve read now reading it at an older age, I see a lot of references and tributes to other Chi...


  9. says:

    Written by Pearl S Buck, an American citizen who spent most of her childhood and much of her adult life in China, in 1931 It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 I ve heard much about it, mostly about a moment in the story when a woman gives birth and then goes back to work in the fields the same day, and have wanted to read it for quite some time.I think it s always intimidating to read a classic They are usually reserved for English classes or intellectuals and I worry that my understand Written by Pearl S Buck, an American citizen who spent most of her childhood and much of her adult life in China, in 1931 It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 I ve heard much about it, mostly about a moment in the story when a woman gives birth and then goes back to work in the fields the same day, and have wanted to read it for q...


  10. says:

    It s not easy to explain how someone feels when they read a book that feels like it s a part of them, as if it will weave itself into the fabric of a soul and walk with someone through their life.I save 5 stars for books that move me this deeply Perhaps that s a bit unfair to all the other awesome books out there that might deserve it, but oh well That s what 4 star ratings are for besides, there has to be a way to acknowledge a book that is an all time favorite and give it the respect it des It s not easy to explain how someone feels when they read a book that feels like it s a part of them, as if it will weave itself into the fabric of a soul and walk with someone through their life.I save 5 stars for books that move me this deeply Perhaps that s a bit unfair to all the other awesome books out there that might deserve it, but oh well That s what 4 star ratings are for besides, there has to be a way to acknowledge a book that is ...

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