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Diane invites listeners to join a discussion about this classic novel focusing on traditional Chinese culture in the early twentieth century.
- Elizabeth Lipscomb Thoresen Professor of English, Emerita, at Randolph College, and co-editor of "The Several Worlds of Pearl S. Buck."
- Da Chen author of two best-selling memoirs, "Colors of the Mountain" and "Sounds of the River."
- John Pomfret diplomatic correspondent, "The Washington Post"; author of "Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China."
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