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Reader recommendation: The Patriot

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

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I am revisiting The Patriot by Pearl S. Buck (who is perhaps the only woman recipient of both the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes). It is a totally absorbing, beautifully unraveling tale of tender, enduring love between a Chinese man and a Japanese woman, set against a background of extreme cultural differences and the China revolution led by Chiang Kai-shek.


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