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Pearl S. Buck

9 Ratings: 3.9
An American Pulitzer-Prize-winning author, writer, and sinologist.

Pearl S. Buck was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, writer, and sinologist.     Born in West Virginia in June 26, 1892, she moved with her family to China when she was only 3 months old. There, she was taught by Confucian … see full wiki

3 reviews about Pearl S. Buck
review by . June 27, 2010
This novel moved me a lot and radically opened my eyes on the World and its diversities. It is the first novel of Pearl Buck that I read. Since this book, I have become a big fan of her novels. "East Wind, West Wind"  is a very easy to read story that illustrates with accuracy the Chinese way of life and the changes that have occurred when the young generation have started going abroad. A traditional Chinese girl, Kwei-Lan, shares her feelings and astonishments regarding her life …
Quick Tip by . June 29, 2010
great writer, giving historical insight of early 20th century, and of Asian culture
review by . December 18, 2008
Pearl S. Buck is one of my favorite authors. I love her descriptive style of writing, and the tender detail she assigns everything, from her characters, to the settings in which they exist, to their positions they hold dear.    Personally, my favorite Buck novel is The Good Earth. It tells the tale of wealth, and just how powerful it can be in changing your life. In a way, a lot of Buck's novels are, to me at least, similar in theme to John Steinbeck's novels. They both focus …
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