East Wind: West Wind

East Wind: West Wind

East Wind: West Wind is told from the eyes of a traditional Chinese girl, Kwei-lan, married to a Chinese medical doctor, educated abroad. The story follows Kwei-lan as she begins to accept different points of view from the western world, and re-disco...

Title:East Wind: West Wind
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781559210867
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    East Wind: West Wind Reviews

  • Nicole~

    East Wind, West Wind originally titled Winds of Heaven was Pearl S. Buck's first novel published in the United States in 1930. Though it had gone through many earlier rejections, the acceptance to pub...

  • El

    A few years ago my brother and I took a road trip to Hillsboro, West Virginia to see Pearl S. Buck's childhood home. I had read A Good Earth and had loved it, and I thoroughly enjoy going to author's ...

  • Leslie

    Wow, I really liked this book. It was about a very traditional Chinese family in the forties (I think) who faces for the first time the effects of their sons going off to America to become educated an...

  • Noah

    Recently, a retired professor I know gave me a ton of her old books that she had. Among the books were probably at least five by Pearl S. Buck. Because I had never read anything by Buck before, I deci...

  • Meghan

    East Wind:West Wind is a charming story of a woman who learns to appreciate the good from each of two very different cultures. Kwei-lan was raised to be a traditional Chinese woman. Feet bound and hea...

  • Ze Yu

    I have the desire to read all Pearl S. Buck's books. All the conflicts between modern world and traditional China must have written by her, or at least, touched by her! Filial duty, superstitious beli...

  • Gisela Hafezparast

    First book of a wonderful writer, which seems to get very little attention this year. First women to receive the Nobel Literature prize. What I love about this book and all of Pearl S Buck's book she ...

  • Leslie Nelson

    I love this book! I love learning about other cultures and Eastwind: West Wind is a wonderful way to do that. The story is one of two women one from China and one from the United States and their marr...

  • Angeline

    I read this book when I was in secondary school and love the simple story told first hand through the eyes of the female lead. it is as if I was indeed her little sister as she tells the reader how sh...

  • Heather Goodman

    A Chinese Jane Austen--all subtlety and navigating relationships in a changing world. After thousands of years of tradition, Chinese culture is being influenced by the west. In one family in particula...