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Sons

£24.99

Product description

This is the sequel to Buck's Pulitzer prize-winning novel "The Good Earth" (and the second book in "The House of Earth" trilogy) first published in 1932.
The story describes Wang Lung's sons and how they handle their father's estate after his death, focusing mostly on the youngest son (who went to war in "The Good Earth") and his son.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892–1973 was an American writer and novelist. The daughter of missionaries, she spent most of her early life before 1934 in China. Her novel "The Good Earth" was the best-selling fiction book in the USA in 1931 and 1932, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she became the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces". After returning to the United States in 1935, she continued writing prolifically, became a prominent advocate of the rights of women and minority groups, and wrote widely on Asian cultures, becoming particularly well known for her efforts on behalf of Asian and mixed-race adoption.

Our copy is in good condition for its age, particularly as it has no outer dust jacket. The pale cream card cover is very grubby, somewhat stained (a blue stain on the back, for example), and very darkened on the spine, but is not seriously damaged anywhere, and inside, the binding is firm and all pages clean and bright. There is a brown mark inside the front cover, mirrored on the halftitle and title pages, and a very faint semicircular stain at the top of both these pages. A nice copy for a Tauchnitz collector.

Item details

Added value:
Rare & collectable
Author(s):
Buck, P. S.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
1934
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
462
Publisher:
Bernhard Tauchnitz
Title:
Sons

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This is the sequel to Buck's Pulitzer prize-winning novel "The Good Earth" (and the second book in "The House of Earth" trilogy) first published in 1932.
The story describes Wang Lung's sons and how they handle their father's estate after his death, focusing mostly on the youngest son (who went to war in "The Good Earth") and his son.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892–1973 was an American writer and novelist. The daughter of missionaries, she spent most of her early life before 1934 in China. Her novel "The Good Earth" was the best-selling fiction book in the USA in 1931 and 1932, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she became the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces". After returning to the United States in 1935, she continued writing prolifically, became a prominent advocate of the rights of women and minority groups, and wrote widely on Asian cultures, becoming particularly well known for her efforts on behalf of Asian and mixed-race adoption.

Our copy is in good condition for its age, particularly as it has no outer dust jacket. The pale cream card cover is very grubby, somewhat stained (a blue stain on the back, for example), and very darkened on the spine, but is not seriously damaged anywhere, and inside, the binding is firm and all pages clean and bright. There is a brown mark inside the front cover, mirrored on the halftitle and title pages, and a very faint semicircular stain at the top of both these pages. A nice copy for a Tauchnitz collector.

Added value:
Rare & collectable
Author(s):
Buck, P. S.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
1934
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
462
Publisher:
Bernhard Tauchnitz
Title:
Sons

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