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Pearl Sydenstricker Buck...ah, the Good Earth...

BUCK - "The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.

Pearl Buck (1892-1973) born in W. Virginia, grew up in China w missionary parents & became an author, artist & humanitarian. She wrote The Good Earth, won a Pulitzer & is known "for her rich & truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China & for her biographical masterpieces, millions gained an appreciation for the Chinese through Buck's writings.” She set up agencies for orphaned Asian-American children & the retarded & had incredible wisdom about life, which was seen in her books & life.

We revisit the history of writer, Pearl Buck, that looks at her catapulting into international celebrity and wealth overnight from obscurity and semi-poverty.

Simplicity of people's lives existed some decades ago. Changed environment draws us to a past where all emotions existed as is today, but narrative captured it with ethos.

The Good Earth (Enriched Classics) }:{ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhju, was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China.

Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China.  Long before it was considered fashionable or politically safe to do so, Buck challenged the American public on topics such as racism, sex discrimination and the plight of the thousands of babies born to Asian women left behind and unwanted wherever American soldiers were based in Asia. During her life Buck combined the multiple careers of wife, mother, author, editor and political activist

Pearl Buck, novelist, at 68 renewed her relationship with 87 year old William Ernest Hocking, philosopher

The Good Earth  By Pearl S. Buck     Reading Pearl Buck's writing feels like reading poetry to me. I just love the quiet rhythm of the words. They evoke the simple beauty of the characters and the harsh mystery of China's ancient culture. —Oprah    Featured in Oprah's Book Club 2004    THE CONCEPT OF LITERALLY EATING DIRT MAKES ME SHIVER

The Good Earth

Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck (1892–1973) was a bestselling and Nobel Prize–winning author. Her classic novel The Good Earth (1931) was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and William Dean Howells Medal. For her body of work, Buck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938, the first American woman to have done so. She died in Vermont.

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.

Pearl Buck, Novelist 1892-1973  Established the 1st internatioal, interracial adoption agency

Buck (June 1892 - March American writer (her novel, "The Good Earth", was a best-selling fiction book in the U. and won the Pulitizer Prize in In she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature).

Remembering Pearl S. Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973)

Remembering Pearl S. Buck (June 1892 – March I got to meet her and gear her speak when I was 10 or Amazing woman!

Pearl S. Buck - women's rights crusader, philanthropist, and author of novels on life in China

A book on the life and times of Pearl Buck - Pearl S. Buck - women's rights crusader, philanthropist, and author of novels on life in China, from WV