Literary Precedents for The Call

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Although Hersey did not publicly comment on Pearl Buck's novels about China, they were contemporaries and he certainly knew her work. Any perceptions about China in the Western World were to some degree influenced by Buck's The Good Earth trilogy, and it is a precedent if not an influence.

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