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The good earth

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

57 editions in 4 languages held by 1455 libraries

Date: 1937 - 2012

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A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.

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