By Pearl S. Buck
A residence Divided, the 3rd quantity of the trilogy that begun with The stable Earth and Sons, is a robust portrayal of China in the course of revolution. Wang Yuan is stuck among the opposing principles of alternative generations. After 6 years overseas, Yuan returns to China in the course of a peasant rebellion. His cousin is a captain within the progressive military, his sister has scandalized the family members through her premarital being pregnant, and his warlord father keeps to hang to his conventional beliefs. it's via Yuan's efforts form of peace is restored to the relatives.
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A House Divided (House of Earth Series, Book 3) by Pearl S. Buck