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Description - Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck

The story of China at war.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559210331
ISBN-10: 1559210338
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 215mm x 28mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Moyer Bell Ltd ,U.S.
Publisher: Moyer Bell Ltd ,U.S.
Publish Date: 12-Aug-1992
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck

US Kirkus Review » A full, rich canvas, once again the story of Chinese peasant farmers, who know nothing of the outside world, and scarcely notice the threats and rumblings of approaching war. Then war comes, from the sky, the neighboring city is wrecked, their homes are destroyed, their women ravished, they manage still to crawl back into their homes, cheat the enemy, and take up their way of life. This is primarily the story of one family, symbolizing the spirit of China at war. Not a tale of sweetness and light, but of realism; adolescents can take it, I am sure. (Kirkus Reviews)

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Author Biography - Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S Buck was born in West Virginia and taken to China before the turn of the century. She began writing while in China and published her first novel shortly after returning to this country. Ms Buck won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 for The Good Earth and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938.

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