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The Good Earth (International Collectors Library)

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1949

Seller ID: 2300976

Condition: Very Good


Front joint broken, top edge of board lightly bumped. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 260 pp. Original Black leatherette hardcover binding with gold lettering & design, gilt top page ridge, purple ribbon marker. This tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon meet their own downfall. Hard times come upon Wang Lu... View more info

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Imperial Woman: A Novel

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: John Day Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269486

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine very slightly cocked, spine head and spine base lightly rubbed. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 346 pp. When Pearl S. Buck finished writing her autobiographical work, My Several Worlds, she found that the most vivid character memory of her childhood life was Tzu Hsi, the last Empress of China. This is the woman usually known to Westerners as the Empress Dowager, or Old Buddha. But how little the West really knows of her! She has figured in an occasional book, but never before in English, nor indeed in any language so far as we know... View more info

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The Good Earth

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271920

ISBN: 0743272935

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 357, [3] pp. Reading group guide follows text. 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 cent... View more info

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Imperial Woman: A Novel

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: John Day Company: 1956

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2276063

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly rubbed and toned with minor loss from spine head and foot. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 346 pp. When Pearl S. Buck finished writing her autobiographical work, My Several Worlds, she found that the most vivid character memory of her childhood life was Tzu Hsi, the last Empress of China. This is the woman usually known to Westerners as the Empress Dowager, or Old Buddha. But how little the West really knows of her! She has figured in an occasional book, but never before in English, nor indeed in any language so far as we know, h... View more info