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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker) 1892-1973

Works: 2,910 works in 13,742 publications in 39 languages and 173,283 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Biographies  Biographical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Bible stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Librettist, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Creator, Interviewee, Speaker, Dedicatee, Honoree, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3503.U198, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Pearl S Buck
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Most widely held works by Pearl S Buck
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Book )

663 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 13,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wang Lang, a simple peasant farmer takes as a wife a battered slave girl who becomes a indomitable, loyal woman. Working the land together they prosper and increase their holdings, yet Wang eventually betrays his family and neglects the earth he had worshipped
Pavilion of women by Pearl S Buck( Book )

264 editions published between 1000 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of The Good Earth comes the story of Madame Wu, a woman whose surprising decision to retire from married life and select a concubine for her husband upsets her extended household
Dragon seed by Pearl S Buck( Book )

268 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 3,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Japanese take Nanking, Ling Tan and his family must adjust to the changes in their lives and become guerilla fighters
Imperial woman by Pearl S Buck( Book )

223 editions published between 1000 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionized biography of Tzu-hsi, the last empress of China, who was known as "Old Buddha."
Sons by Pearl S Buck( Book )

261 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sons is about the differences between three generations. Wang Lung died peacefully in the beginning. The story continued with the three different kinds of life that his three sons led. All of the three sons were concisely portrayed, with a slight emphasis on the third, Wang the Tiger. He rose slowly to the position of a warlord. In order to pass his position to his son as he was growing old, he sent his son to a military school to learn western war techniques. However, his sons turned against him by joining the New Revolutionary Army which was against all old lords
Mandala by Pearl S Buck( Book )

118 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 14 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jagat, a prince in the Indian government before 1960, falls in love with an American, and the two search for their own identity in the new country."
Peony by Pearl S Buck( Book )

214 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Peony is sold into a rich Chinese household as a bondmaid--an awkward role in which she is more than a servant, but less than a daughter. As she grows into a lovely provocative young woman, Peony falls in love with the family's only son
The Living Reed : A Novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )

122 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of a family living in Korea from the era of Queen Min to the end of World War II
The big wave by Pearl S Buck( Book )

109 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His family and village swept away by a tidal wave, Jiya learns to live with the ever-present dangers from the sea and volcano
The three daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S Buck( Book )

147 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of China
East wind, west wind by Pearl S Buck( Book )

527 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the life story of a traditional Chinese woman through her inner thoughts and feelings. The woman, who was betrothed to a Chinese man before birth, finds herself married to the man who has studied in America to become a doctor. The woman is conflicted between her stiff Chinese traditions and the more modern, western beliefs of her husband
A house divided by Pearl S Buck( Book )

262 editions published between 1000 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 2,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A House Divided, the third volume of the trilogy that began with The Good Earth and Sons, is a powerful portrayal of China in the midst of revolution. Wang Yuan is caught between the opposing ideas of different generations. After 6 years abroad, Yuan returns to China in the middle of a peasant uprising. His cousin is a captain in the revolutionary army, his sister has scandalized the family by her premarital pregnancy, and his warlord father continues to cling to his traditional ideals. It is through Yuan's efforts that a kind of peace is restored to the family
The mother by Pearl S Buck( Book )

394 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within this novel Ms. Buck paints the portrait of a poor Chinese woman living in a remote village whose joys are few and hardships are many. As the ancient traditions, which she bases her philosophies upon, begin to collide with the new ideals of the communist era, this peasant woman must find a balance between them and deal with the consequences
Kinfolk by Pearl S Buck( Book )

109 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes are modern Manhattan and China. The story stresses Biracial problems and Binational cultures
The patriot by Pearl S Buck( Book )

211 editions published between 1000 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young Chinese revolutionist and his experiences in Japan and China
Letter from Peking : a novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )

166 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an American-Chinese family separated by the communist revolution in China, as they struggle to overcome difficulties and the prejudices a family of mixed blood must face. The half-Chinese husband remains behind in China, while the mother and teenage son go back to the mother's original home state of Vermont. The anxious wife awaits word from her husband, as the young mixed-race son falls in love with an American girl. The mother breaks up this particular romance
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Recording )

66 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon meet their own downfall. Hard times come upon Wang Lung and his family when flood and drought force them to seek work in the city. The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee. When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls
God's men by Pearl S Buck( Book )

68 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about the sons of missionaries, which sweeps from China to America and England and from the Boxer Rebellion of 1900 to the critical struggles of 1950
The exile by Pearl S Buck( Book )

101 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the author's mother
The story Bible by Pearl S Buck( Book )

47 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seventy-two major "story sections" of the Old and New Testaments are emphasized in this living version of the Bible. Each story combines the flavor of history with the excitement of modern fiction so famous in Miss Buck's novels which have entertained millions." -- Cover
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The good earth
Pavilion of womenDragon seedImperial womanSonsMandalaPeonyThe Living Reed : A NovelThe big wave
Alternative Names

controlled identitySedges, John, 1892-1973

Bak, Bīrl

Bāk, Bīrl, 1892-1973

Bāk, Parl ʾÉs, 1892-1973

Bak, Perl

Bak, Perl 1892-1973

Bak, Pērla

Bak, Pērla, 1892-1973

Baka, Parla 1892-1973

Baka, Pērla, 1892-1973

Baka, Pērla S., 1892-1973

Bŏk, Pʻŏl S. 1892-1973

Bŏk, S. Pʿŏl

Bok, S. Pol, 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl

Buck Pearl 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Comfort Syndenstricker 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Comport 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl S.

Buck, Pearl S. 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Sydensticker 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker

Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Sydenstriker 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Syndenstricker 1892-1973

Buck, Pearl Syndesticker 1892-1973

Buck-Sydenstricker, Pearl 1892-1973

Buck-Sydenstricker, Pearl Comfort 1892-1973

Bucková, Pearl S. 1892-1973

Bŭk, Pŭrl

Bŭk, Pŭrl 1892-1973

Buke furen, 1892-1973

Pak, Pērl Es 1892-1973

Pearl Buck amerikansk författare

Pearl Buck amerikansk skribent

Pearl Buck écrivain américaine

Pearl Buck escritora estadounidense

Pearl Buck powieściopisarka i nowelistka amerykańska, noblistka

Pearl S. Buck Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

Pearl S. Buck Amerikaans schrijfster

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Pearl S. Buck yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Pearl S. Bucková americká spisovatelka, nositelka Nobelovy ceny za literaturu

Perl Bak

Pērla Baka

Sai, Chen-chu 1892-1973

Sai zhen zhu 1892-1973

Sai zhen zhu, Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker.

Sai, Zhenzhu 1892-1973

Saizhenzhu 1892-1973

Sedges, J. 1892-1973

Sedges, John.

Sedges John 1892-1973

Sydenstricker Buck, Pearl

Sydenstricker Buck Pearl 1892-1973

Sydenstricker, Pearl 1892-1973

Sydenstricker, Pearl Buck- 1892-1973

Sydenstricker, Pearl Comfort 1892-1973

Walsh, Pearl Stdenstricker Buck, 1892-1973

Walsh, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Walsh, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck 1892-1973

Walsh, Richard J. Mrs. 1892-1973

Walsh, Richard-John, 1892-1973

Περλ Μπακ

Бак, П. С., 1892-1973

Бак, Пэрл, 1892-1973

Перл Бак

Перл Бак американская писательница

Перл Бак АҠШ яҙыусыһы

Пърл Бък

Пэрл Бак

Պեռլ Բակ

באק, פרל, 1892-1973

בוק, פירל

בוק, פירל ס.

בוק, פירל ס 1892־1973

בוק, פירל ס. (פירל סײדנסטריקר), 1892־1973

בוק, פרל

סידנסטריקר, פרל

פרל בק סופרת אמריקאית

بك، بيرل

بك، بيرل، 1892-1973

بيرل باك، 1892-1973

بيرل باك كاتبة أمريكية

بيك، بيرل، 1892-1973

پرل ایس بک

پرل باک

پرل باک نویسنده آمریکایی

पर्ल एस. बक'

पर्ल बक

পার্ল এস. বাক মার্কিন লেখিকা

ਪਰਲ ਐੱਸ. ਬੱਕ

பெர்ல் பக்

పెర్ల్ ఎస్.బక్

ಪರ್ಲ್ ಎಸ್.ಬಕ್

പേൾ എസ്. ബക്ക്

เพิร์ล เอส. บั๊ค

პერლ ბაკი

벅, 퍼얼 S. 1892-1973

벅, 퍼얼 시던스트라이커 1892-1973

벅, 펄 1892-1973

벅, 펄 S.

벅, 펄 S. 1892-1973

벅, 펄 시던스트라이커 1892-1973

벅, 펄 시덴스티커 1892-1973

벅, 펄 컴포트 1892-1973

펄 S. 벅

ፐርል በክ

ፒርል ኤስ በክ.

バック, パール

バック, パール・S

バツク, パアル


布克夫人, 1892-1973

赛, 珍珠

赛, 珍珠 1892-1973


赛珍珠 1892-1973