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Will be discussed at our April 26 meeting.

The Good Earth – a Wonderful Story

I loved reading The Good Earth. It’s such a timeless story with lessons as valuable today as when they were written. Although happy when he was a hard working farmer, Wang Lung aspired to become one of the wealthy landowners he despised; only to discover that when separated from the land, life did not have the richness and beauty it once had.

So beautifully written and a heartbreaking depiction of what life was like for the people of China in the early 1900s.

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The Good Earth

I finally got back to work on April 4th. It has been a long time and I have truly missed everything about the library. I attended the last Klatch meeting as a participant and that was really strange; how freeing it was to be just part of the group. I hope I didn’t behave badly!

So this month we are reading Peal S. Buck’s classic, “The Good Earth.”  Many in the group have read this before but I honestly do not think I have. So far I am enjoying the story very much.  What can we say about a novel that has been read and beloved by so many; we will see…

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