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

Overview
Works: 1,927 works in 10,835 publications in 51 languages and 170,048 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Introductions  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other, Creator, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Speaker, Honoree, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3503.U198, 813.52
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Publications by Pearl S Buck
Publications by Pearl S Buck, published posthumously.
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The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Book )
991 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 43 languages and held by 13,526 libraries worldwide
Wang Lang, a simple peasant farmer, takes as a wife a battered slave girl who becomes an 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
Imperial woman by Pearl S Buck( Book )
193 editions published between 1000 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 3,690 libraries worldwide
Fictionized biography of Tzu-hsi, the last empress of China, who was known as "Old Buddha."
Pavilion of women by Pearl S Buck( Book )
246 editions published between 1000 and 2014 in 27 languages and held by 3,643 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 )
203 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 21 languages and held by 3,573 libraries worldwide
When the Japanese take Nanking, Ling Tan and his family must adjust to the changes in their lives and become guerilla fighters
Mandala by Pearl S Buck( Book )
96 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 13 languages and held by 3,254 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."
The Living Reed : A Novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )
131 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 3,090 libraries worldwide
A novel of a family living in Korea from the era of Queen Min to the end of World War II
The three daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S Buck( Book )
127 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 3,041 libraries worldwide
A novel of China
The big wave by Pearl S Buck( Book )
116 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,937 libraries worldwide
When his family and village are swept away by a tidal wave, Jiya learns to live with the ever-present dangers from the sea and volcano
Sons by Pearl S Buck( Book )
276 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 24 languages and held by 2,783 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. The third, Wang the Tiger, 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 son turns against him by joining the New Revolutionary Army which was against all old lords
Peony by Pearl S Buck( Book )
185 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 2,706 libraries worldwide
The life of a bondservant is inextricably related to the Jewish family she serves in this historic novel of K'aifeng Jews in the early 1800s
East wind, west wind by Pearl S Buck( Book )
496 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 27 languages and held by 2,675 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 )
260 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 2,413 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 patriot by Pearl S Buck( Book )
186 editions published between 1000 and 2013 in 20 languages and held by 2,270 libraries worldwide
Story of a young Chinese revolutionist and his experiences in Japan and China
Kinfolk by Pearl S Buck( Book )
102 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 17 languages and held by 2,252 libraries worldwide
Scenes are modern Manhattan and China. The story stresses Biracial problems and Binational cultures
The exile by Pearl S Buck( Book )
207 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 17 languages and held by 2,224 libraries worldwide
A biography of the author's mother
Letter from Peking : a novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )
145 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 2,219 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 mother by Pearl S Buck( Book )
339 editions published between 1000 and 2012 in 24 languages and held by 2,176 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
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Sound Recording )
48 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
"This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. 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"--Publisher's web site
The story Bible by Pearl S Buck( Book )
68 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
Retells the Old Testament stories from the Bible in the language of today
The time is noon : a novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )
66 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
A college graduate returns to her hometown in Pennsylvania. Then "an unfortunate love affair, a mother's long illness, the aloof and meditative figure of her father, all cast their shadows. But Joan Richards, in her successive roles as daughter, sister, wife and mother, survives [and] grows stronger ... with fulfillment just ahead."
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Sedges, John, 1892-1973

Bāk, Bīrl, 1892-1973
Bāk, Parl ʾÉs, 1892-1973
Bak, Perl
Bak, Perl, 1892-1973
Bak, Pērla, 1892-1973
Baka, Parla, 1892-1973
Baka, Pērla, 1892-1973
Baka, Pērla S., 1892-1973
Bŏk, Pʻŏl S., 1892-1973
Bok, S. Pol, 1892-1973
Buck, Pearl
Buck, Pearl, 1892-1973
Buck, Pearl S.
Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker
Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker, 1892-1973
Bŭk, Pŭrl, 1892-1973
Buke furen, 1892-1973
Pak, Pērl Es., 1892-1973
Pearl Buck
Pearl Buck Amerikansk författare
Pearl Buck amerikansk skribent
Pearl Buck écrivain américaine
Pearl Buck powieściopisarka i nowelistka amerykańska, noblistka
Pearl S. Buck Amerikaans schrijver
Pearl S. Buck amerikai író
Pearl S. Buck Amerikana a mannurat
Pearl S. Buck amerikansk skribent
Pearl S. Buck Nobelista, talasulat, misyonaryu, aktibista
Pearl S. Buck scrittrice statunitense
Pearl S. Buck US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Pearl S. Bucková
Perl Bak
Pērla Baka
Sai, Chen-chu, 1892-1973
Sai, Zhenzhu, 1892-1973
Sedges, John
Sydenstricker Buck, Pearl
Walsh, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, 1892-1973
Walsh, Richard-John, 1892-1973
Περλ Μπακ
Бак, П. С., 1892-1973
Бак, Пэрл, 1892-1973
Перл Бак
Перл Бак американская писательница
Пърл Бък
Пэрл Бак
Պեռլ Բակ
בוק, פירל
בוק, פירל ס. (פירל סײדנסטריקר), 1892־1973
פרל בק
بك، بيرل
بك، بيرل، 1892-1973
بيرل باك، 1892-1973
بيرل بوك
بيك، بيرل، 1892-1973
پرل ایس بک
پرل باک نویسنده آمریکایی
पर्ल एस बुक
पर्ल बक
ਪਰਲ ਐੱਸ. ਬੱਕ
பெர்ல் பக்
పెర్ల్ ఎస్.బక్
ಪರ್ಲ್ ಎಸ್.ಬಕ್
പേൾ എസ്. ബക്ക്
เพิร์ล เอส. บัค
펄 S. 벅
ፐርል በክ
ፒርል ኤስ በክ.
バック, パール
バック, パール・S
パール・S・バック
布克夫人, 1892-1973
赛, 珍珠, 1892-1973
赛珍珠
赛珍珠, 1892-1973
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