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Pearl of China by Anchee Min
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Apr 16, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: read-in-2012
Read from March 14 to April 01, 2012

This is a fictionized version of the life of Pearl S.Buck written by an author who experienced the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Much of the story is historically correct. Pearl's Chinese friends were a composite of the actual people from Buck's life. I have read "The Good Earth" and greatly enjoyed it. Buck gives you a real feeling of the Chinese peasant. This is a well written story and I would greatly recommend to others who enjoy the writtings of Buck.
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