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Linda Israelson

  • Book cover for Peony


    by Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.

    December 29, 2014

    Call Number: Ed.b

    Pearl Buck, Nobel Prize winning author, is best known for The Good Earth, which has become a classic tale of Chinese peasant life prior to the 1949 Revolution in China. Pearl Buck was raised in China, 1892 – 1910, and developed a deep interest in the country, the people, their history, culture and language. She became a prolific writer of many novels, and this is one of her great love stories which revolves around the Jewish community in Kaifeng, ... Read Full Review