The Eternal Wonder

The Eternal Wonder

A Novel

Book - 2013
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"The Eternal Wonder tells the coming-of-age story of Randolph Colfax (Rann for short), an extraordinarily gifted young man whose search for meaning and purpose leads him to New York, England, Paris, a mission patrolling the DMZ in Korea that will change his life forever--and, ultimately, to love. Rann falls for the beautiful and equally brilliant Stephanie Kung, who lives in Paris with her Chinese father and has no contact with her American mother, who abandoned the family when Stephanie was six years old. Both Rann and Stephanie yearn for a sense of genuine identity. Rann feels plagued by his voracious intellectual curiosity and strives to integrate his life of the mind with his experience in the world. Stephanie feels alienated from society by her mixed heritage and struggles to resolve the culture clash of her existence. Separated for long periods of time, their final reunion leads to a conclusion that even Rann, in all his hard-earned wisdom, could never have imagined. A moving and mesmerizing fictional exploration of the themes that meant so much to Pearl Buck in her life, The Eternal Wonder is perhaps her most personal and passionate work, and will no doubt appeal to the millions of readers who have treasured her novels for generations."--Page 2 of cover.
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, ©2013
ISBN: 9781480439702
1480439703
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: xiii, 288 pages ; 21 cm

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eldean1
Jun 20, 2014

Having been a Buck fan for many years, as so pleased to find this last book of hers.
I absolutely loved this book and ill certainly re- and reread this book.
ED

Jane60201 Apr 08, 2014

This is apparently a novel by Pearl Buck which was never finished and was lost for years. It was ok only.

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