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

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Works: 2,748 works in 13,443 publications in 40 languages and 170,135 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biographies  Bible stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Librettist, Editor, Contributor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Interviewee, Speaker, Dedicatee, Honoree, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3503.U198, 813.52
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The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Book )
661 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 12,425 libraries worldwide
Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer prize-winning novel of a China that was now in a contemporary classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. "I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there, " wrote Pearl Buck. In the Good Earth she presents a graphic view of a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife o-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century. Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life: its terrors, its passions, its ambitions and rewards. Her brilliant novel, beloved by millions of readers, is a universal tale of the destiny of man. Enduring literature illuminated by practical scholarship a poignant tale about the life and labors of a Chinese farmer during the sweeping reign of the country s last emperor. Each enriched classic edition includes: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information, a chronology of the author's life and work, a timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context, an outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations, detailed explanatory notes, a critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work, discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction, a list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience. Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. Pulitzer Prize fiction, 1932.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Imperial woman by Pearl S Buck( Book )
218 editions published between 1000 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,601 libraries worldwide
Fictionized biography of Tzu-hsi, the last empress of China, who was known as "Old Buddha."
Dragon seed by Pearl S Buck( Book )
264 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 3,569 libraries worldwide
When the Japanese take Nanking, Ling Tan and his family must adjust to the changes in their lives and become guerilla fighters
Pavilion of women by Pearl S Buck( Book )
262 editions published between 1000 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,492 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. "A searching, adult study of women written with high seriousness and sympathy." - The New York Times Book Review
Mandala by Pearl S Buck( Book )
118 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 14 languages and held by 3,146 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 three daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S Buck( Book )
146 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,966 libraries worldwide
A novel of China
The Living Reed : A Novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )
120 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,945 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 )
104 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,806 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
Sons by Pearl S Buck( Book )
263 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,678 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 )
208 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,645 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 )
518 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 2,638 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 )
261 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,309 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 )
205 editions published between 1000 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,242 libraries worldwide
Story of a young Chinese revolutionist and his experiences in Japan and China
The mother by Pearl S Buck( Book )
391 editions published between 1000 and 2013 in 18 languages and held by 2,188 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 )
105 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,169 libraries worldwide
Scenes are modern Manhattan and China. The story stresses Biracial problems and Binational cultures
Letter from Peking : a novel by Pearl S Buck( Book )
164 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,126 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( Sound Recording )
64 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,065 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
The exile by Pearl S Buck( Book )
99 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,936 libraries worldwide
A biography of the author's mother
The story Bible by Pearl S Buck( Book )
44 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,872 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
The child who never grew by Pearl S Buck( Book )
30 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Pearl S. Buck's groundbreaking memoir, hailed by James Michener as?spiritually moving,? about raising a child with a rare developmental disorder The Child Who Never Grew is Buck's candid memoir of her relationship with her oldest daughter, who was born with a rare type of mental retardation. A forerunner of its kind, the memoir was published in 1950 and helped demolish the cruel taboos surrounding learning disabilities. Buck describes life with her daughter, Carol, whose special needs led Buck to send her to one of the best schools for disabled children in the United States--which she paid for in part by writing The Good Earth, her multimillion-selling classic novel. Brave and touching, The Child Who Never Grew is a heartrending memoir of parenting. As Buck writes,?I learned respect and reverence for every human mind. It was my child who taught me to understand so clearly that all people are equal in their humanity and that all have the same human rights.? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author's estate
 
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controlled identity Sedges, John, 1892-1973

Bak, Bīrl
Bāk, Bīrl, 1892-1973
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Pak, Pērl Es 1892-1973
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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
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Sydenstricker, Pearl Buck- 1892-1973
Sydenstricker, Pearl Comfort 1892-1973
Walsh, Pearl Stdenstricker Buck, 1892-1973
Walsh, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
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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 كاتب أمريكي
بيك، بيرل، 1892-1973
پرل ایس بک
پرل باک
پرل باک نویسنده آمریکایی
पर्ल एस. बक'
पर्ल बक
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
パール・S・バック
布克夫人, 1892-1973
赛, 珍珠
赛, 珍珠 1892-1973
赛珍珠
赛珍珠 1892-1973
Languages
English (2,193)
German (730)
Spanish (477)
French (467)
Chinese (153)
Italian (58)
Dutch (53)
Serbian (49)
Korean (40)
Vietnamese (36)
Turkish (24)
Polish (22)
Croatian (19)
Czech (16)
Danish (14)
Swedish (11)
Persian (10)
Slovenian (8)
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Arabic (3)
Amharic (3)
Norwegian (3)
Bengali (3)
Hungarian (3)
Catalan (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Hebrew (2)
Albanian (2)
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Gujarati (1)
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