The good earth

Title The good earth
The good earth
Names Buck, Pearl S.
Book Number LP008385
Title Status Active
Medium Large Print
Annotation Pulitzer Prize. First book in "The Good Earth" trilogy. Describes the rise of Wang Lung, a poor Chinese peasant. The story begins on his wedding day, as he ponders his good fortune that now he will have a woman, O-lan, to light a fire to heat the water for his bath. With the help and patience of his new wife Wang Lung becomes a rich landowner. For high school and older readers. Pulitzer Prize. First book in "The Good Earth" trilogy. Describes the rise of Wang Lung, a poor Chinese peasant. The story begins on his wedding day, as he ponders his good fortune that now he will have a woman, O-lan, to light a fire to heat the water for his bath. With the help and patience of his new wife Wang Lung becomes a rich landowner. For high school and older readers.
Series G.K. Hall large print book series
Local Subject Family Story (Single Generation) - FST
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
Grades 6-9 & Young Adult - JU7
Asian Interest - ASI
Historical Fiction - HIF
Classics - CLA
Foreign Setting - FS
Large print young adult fiction - LPYF
General Fiction - GFI
Young Adult Interest - YAI
Young Adult Fiction - YF
LC Subject Married women - China - Fiction
Large type books
China - History - 1928-1937 - Fiction
China - Social life and customs - Fiction
Language English
Released 1993
Publication Info 1993
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