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The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
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Nov 04, 11

bookshelves: award-winners, historical-fiction
Read from October 27 to November 04, 2011

Okay, this book is not happy. However, there are some really moving scenes and I think it gives a good description of a very different culture. However, I don't know that this is always positive, because it's so different than our current American culture it can leave you with a bad taste in your mouth. Still, if you don't try to judge the Chinese too harshly based on our standards, I think that you can learn a lot from this book.

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