Meet Dorothy Parker, an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist. Best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Portrayed by Colleen Webster. Lunch included
Read, discuss, and uncover the historical and social significance of Pearl S. Buck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Good Earth (1931). This Oprah Book Club's classic chronicles the changing fortunes of a Chinese family living in rural China prior to World War I, and is often credited for encouraging a climate of alliance between the Americans and Chinese in the forthcoming conflict with Japan. This course will serve as a helpful and enlightening companion to the Pearl S. Buck house visit offered through Harford Community College. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.