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Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

by Peter Conn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521560802

ISBN-13: 9780521560801

Pub. Date: 08/26/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521560801
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/26/1996
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.26(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface: Rediscovering Pearl Buck; 1. Missionary childhood; 2. New worlds; 3. Winds of change; 4. The Good Earth; 5. An exile's return; 6. The prize; 7. Wartime; 8. Losing battles; 9. Pearl Sydenstricker.

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