The Resource The promise, Pearl S. Buck

The promise, Pearl S. Buck

Label
The promise
Title
The promise
Statement of responsibility
Pearl S. Buck
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compelling historical novel about the tragic alliance between Chinese and English forces in Burma during World War II Burma is under attack from the Japanese army, and a unit of Chinese soldiers is sent to aid endangered British forces trapped behind enemy lines. China & rsquo;s assistance hinges on a promise: In return, the Allies will supply China with airplanes and military equipment, much needed to protect their own civilian population. But the troops & mdash;including a young commander named Lao San, whom Buck fans will remember from Dragon Seed & mdash;are met with ingratitude on both sides. The Burmese deplore any friend of their abusive colonizers, and the prejudiced British soldiers can & rsquo;t bring themselves to treat the Chinese as true allies. As the threat of disaster looms and the stakes grow higher, the relations between the British and Chinese troops become ever more fraught. A trenchant critique of colonialism and wartime betrayal, The Promise is Buck at her evocative best. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author & rsquo;s estate
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buck, Pearl S.
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
China
Label
The promise, Pearl S. Buck
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453263525
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
741CB923-2C03-49F0-9C12-105707C18402
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809181720
  • ocn809181720
  • OCoLC
Label
The promise, Pearl S. Buck
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453263525
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
741CB923-2C03-49F0-9C12-105707C18402
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809181720
  • ocn809181720
  • OCoLC

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