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Spurling, Hilary
Pearl Buck in China : journey to The good earth / Hilary Spurling
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS3503.U198 Z845 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 -- Homes and haunts -- China
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- China
Subject(s) Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Americans -- China -- Biography
Subject China -- In literature
Physical Description xii, 304 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-286) and index
Contents Family of ghosts -- Mental bifocals -- The spirit and the flesh -- Inside the doll's house -- Thinking in Chinese -- In the mirror of her fiction -- The stink of condescension -- Paper people
Summary An engrossing biography of Buck, a woman whose fascinating life gave her a unique outlook on the plight of women and the suffering of China's rural poor

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