"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in human beings. Like
Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life
upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels." ~Pearl S. Buck
A fictional biography of Pearl S. Buck in which the author, as a child, forms a friendship with a young Chinese girl that follows the women through adulthood as they deal with matters of love, loyalty, and repression.