Books: Where Farmers Are Chinamen

THE GOOD EARTH—Pearl S. Buck— Day ($2.50).

Wang Lung was the poor son of a poor farmer of Anhwei. When he married a slave girl from the rich house of Hwang he hoped his lot would improve, and it did. Olan was as good a wife as he could have picked: silent, a hard and willing worker, a sturdy producer of children. Fortune smiled on Wang Lung, he bought more land. Then came a year of famine. With himself and his family nearly dead of starvation, Wang Lung decided to go south. In Kiangsu they...

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