Rift Over The Good Earth Healed

Law360, New York (August 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A month after the original manuscript of The Good Earth turned up in a Philadelphia auction house, the heirs of Pearl S. Buck and the charity aid organization she helped found have reached a settlement over who owns the rights to the Pulitzer Prize winning novel and scores of other Buck documents.

On Tuesday, the warring parties revealed that a wide-ranging deal had been struck in hopes of putting to rest the litigation that has raged on for years between Buck's surviving children and the Pearl...
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