Pocket Books, 1974 - 280 pages
Contains a map detailing Jewish migration and a timeline. This is the story of a culture within a culture. The conflict between the two cultures comes out as a love affair develops between two young people. Peony is classic Pearl Buck showing not only the conflict of the new and old ways but the difficulty in a society where there was no discrimination against the Jews.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vcg610 - LibraryThing
Peony, a classic choice of our book club, and the first Pearl S. Buck I've read...how have I waited this long?? She was a prolific author and also a very good one. A child of American missionaries to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - krazy4katz - LibraryThing
An insightful look at the tension between assimilation and maintaining one's heritage in a Jewish family that has lived for 4 generations in China. Ironically, told with compassion and understanding ... Read full review