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Fighting angel; portrait of a soul,

Author: Pearl S Buck
Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock [©1936]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the life story of Pearl Buck's father. Only the names of the people are changed. Sydenstricker was a contradictory and irascible man, isolated him from the rest of the missionary community, but he was also a man of stern convictions and complex personality sufficient reason to look again into the lives of individuals in order to gain understanding of today's Chinese church.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Fighting angel.
New York, Reynal & Hitchcock [©1936]
(OCoLC)609177483
Named Person: Absalom Sydenstricker; Absalom Sydenstricker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pearl S Buck
OCLC Number: 385747
Notes: "A John Day book."
"Fighting angel, the biography of the author's father, is a companion volume to The exile, which is a biography of her mother. Together they form a work to be entitled The spirit and the flesh."--1st prelim. leaf.
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, [9]-302 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: by Pearl S. Buck ...

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This is the life story of Pearl Buck's father. Only the names of the people are changed. Sydenstricker was a contradictory and irascible man, isolated him from the rest of the missionary community, but he was also a man of stern convictions and complex personality sufficient reason to look again into the lives of individuals in order to gain understanding of today's Chinese church.

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