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About the Author
Pulitzer Prize winner Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) is renowned for her nuanced and sensitive depictions of rural Chinese life in the 1930s. As the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries based in China, Buck used her background growing up in China to write The Good Earth. Now, literary tourists can enjoy visiting and exploring her legacy at her house in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Date of Birth:June 26, 1892
Date of Death:March 6, 1973
Place of Birth:Hillsboro, West Virginia
Place of Death:Danby, Vermont