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John Day, 1932 - Brothers - 467 pages
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Sons is about the differences between three generations. Wang Lung died peacefully in the beginning. The story continued with the three different kinds of life that his three sons led. All of the three sons were concisely portrayed, with a slight emphasis on the third, Wang the Tiger. He rose slowly to the position of a warlord. In order to pass his position to his son as he was growing old, he sent his son to a military school to learn western war techniques. However, his sons turned against him by joining the New Revolutionary Army which was against all old lords.

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User Review  - KatherineGregg - LibraryThing

Sons is the second book in the Good Earth trilogy by Pearl S. Buck. The book picks up at the end of The Good Earth when Wang Lung, the father, is on his death bed. Wang Lung is survived by his three ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

The second in the Good Earth Trilogy. What the father cherished, his three sons each despised. The oldest hates the land and people who support him, the second sees the land as a way to make money and ... Read full review


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