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Kinfolk.  A Novel of China by  Pearl S Buck - First  Edition - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: A1728)

Kinfolk. A Novel of China

Kinfolk.  A Novel of China by  Pearl S Buck - First  Edition - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: A1728)

Kinfolk. A Novel of China

by Buck, Pearl S

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  • Hardcover
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New York: The John Day Company (c1948, 1949) The cast of characters is immense, mostly Chinese with a scattering of Americans and Europeans. The scenes alternate between New York and China, with a glimpse of London. The time is now. The story begins after the war and ends in 1948, year of inflation, struggle and portent. Those people in their endless variety are in this book....all of them, villain and hero, poet and peasant, rebel and scholar, male and female. The Kinfolk who give the book its title are the family of the famous Dr. Liang... The familiar rust brown boards with gilt embossed design to front board and spine containing the title. No ownership markings. Untrimmed fore edge. A bright, square copy in a price-intact illustrated dust jacket. A very nice copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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book dealer
Gilt Edge Books CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
A1728
Title
Kinfolk. A Novel of China
Author
Buck, Pearl S
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The John Day Company
Place of Publication
New York
Keywords
China-Fiction
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Modern Firsts;

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