Good Earth, The

Good Earth, The

portrayal of land as only sure means of survival. [Am. Lit.: The Good Earth]
See: Farming
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Good Earth, The Novel by Buck, Pearl, published in 1931.
Her stories about Chinese life first appeared in American magazines in 1923, but it was not until 1931 that she reached a wide audience with Good Earth, The, which described the struggle of a Chinese peasant and his slave wife to gain land and position.