East Wind: West Wind: The Saga of a Chinese Family (Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck Book 8) (English Edition) por Pearl S. Buck

East Wind: West Wind: The Saga of a Chinese Family (Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck Book 8) (English Edition) por Pearl S. Buck

Titulo del libro: East Wind: West Wind: The Saga of a Chinese Family (Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck Book 8) (English Edition)

Autor: Pearl S. Buck

Número de páginas: 288 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: August 21, 2012

Editor: Open Road Media

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Pearl S. Buck con East Wind: West Wind: The Saga of a Chinese Family (Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck Book 8) (English Edition)

Nobel winner Pearl S. Buck’s classic debut novel, about one Chinese woman’s coming of age as she’s torn between Eastern and Western cultures.

Kwei-lan is a traditional Chinese girl—taught by her mother to submit in all things, “as a flower submits to sun and rain alike.” Her marriage was arranged before she was born. As she approaches her wedding day, she’s surprised by one aspect of her anticipated life: Her husband-to-be has been educated abroad and follows many Western ideas that Kwei-lan was raised to reject. When circumstances push the couple out of the family home, Kwei-lan finds her assumptions about tradition and modernity tested even further.
 
East Wind: West Wind is a sensitive, early exploration of the cross-cultural themes that went on to become a hallmark of Buck’s acclaimed novels.
 
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.