Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

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Baker & Taylor
A vivid biography of the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Good Earth recounts Buck's life in relation to the course of American and Chinese history and politics through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. UP.

Cambridge Univ Pr
'An elegant, absorbing book.' Washington Post
Pearl S. Buck was one of the most renowned, interesting, and controversial figures ever to influence American and Chinese cultural and literary history--and yet she remains one of the least studied, honored, or remembered. In this richly illustrated and meticulously crafted narrative, Conn recounts Buck's life in absorbing detail, tracing the parallel course of American and Chinese history. This "cultural biography" thus offers a dual portrait: of Buck, a figure greater than history cares to remember, and of the era she helped to shape.

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Describes the literary, social, and personal accomplishments of the Nobel- and Pulitzer-prize-winning author and activist

Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780521560801
0521560802
Branch Call Number: B BUC
Characteristics: 468p. : photographs ; 24 cm

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