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Pearl Buck in China

Journey to the Good Earth

Pearl Buck in China( )
Author: Spurling, Hilary
ISBN:978-1-4165-4043-4
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

One of the twentieth century's most extraordinary Americans, Pearl Buck was the first person to make China accessible to the West.   She recreated the lives of ordinary Chinese people in The Good Earth, an overnight worldwide bestseller in 1932, later a blockbuster movie. Buck went on to become the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Long before anyone else, she foresaw China's future as a superpower, and she...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds
Author Biography
Spurling, Hilary (Author)
Hilary Spurling was born in 1940 in Stockport England. She attended Somerville College in Oxford. She bacame the arts and theater critic for The Spectator during the 1960's. She was also the reviewer for The Observer and The Daily Telegraph. She has written several biographies including Pearl Buck in China and Matisse the Master: The Conquest of Colour 1909-1954, which won the 2005 Whitebread Book of the Year Award and the Los Angeles Book Prize for Biography in 2006.

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