Buck Pearl S

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THE AUTHOR'S FOUNTAINPEN-SIGNED COPY OF HER FIRST BOOK ! This is the author's first book and her first novel. It concerns he knowledge of Buddhism and China. . It is a poignant and lovely primary impression of life and religion in China, the land where she spend most of her life. She was born in and grew up in China. Pearl went to the States in 1929 to find a publisher of her first book. She met Richard Walsh, editor at John Day publishers in New York, he accepted her novel East Wind: West Wind. The rest is history ! * PEARL BUCK: "Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 -March 6, 1973), also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces." . After her return to the United States in 1935, she continued her prolific writing career, and became a prominent advocate of the rights of women and minority groups, and wrote widely on Asian cultures, becoming particularly well known for her efforts on behalf of Asian and mixed race adoption.". . During the Cultural Revolution, Buck, as a preeminent American writer of Chinese village life, was denounced as an "American cultural imperialist." Buck was "heartbroken" when she was prevented from visiting China with Richard Nixon in 1972. . Pearl S. Buck died of lung cancer on March 6, 1973, in Danby, Vermont, and was interred in Green Hills Farm in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. She designed her own tombstone. The grave marker is inscribed with Chinese characters representing the name Pearl Sydenstricker." Note: above extracted from Wikipedia, see below. * EDITION: This is the FIRST TOWER EDITION. * CONDITION: This is a very clean, solid copy, mild browning to the paper, a small mend to the top verso of title page & the bottom edge of the first fly leaf, else exceptionally clean copy. * REFERENCES: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_S._Buck * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH * * * * SHIPPING: WE SHIP WORLD WIDE * * * * * The shipping costs displayed for our books on ZVAB are ONLY AN ESTIMATE !!! * ACTUAL costs are based book weight, destination and value. * We will inform you of shipping costs and options once you select the book. **FOREIGN: We usually ship by registered/insured airmail to customers abroad. **DOMESTIC: We ship to USA customers by UPS/FEDEX or U.S. MAIL, appropriate insurance/registry and signature required will appply. ***** Please inquire if you have any questions regarding shipping or payments .

Cleveland [1943], Forest. Green boards, very clean,14 x 20.7 cm., 277p., papers a bit browned, else a very solid copy. AUTHOR'S SIGNED COPY, a small blue paper tipped inside front cover:"Best Wishes Pearl Buck" in blue pen. VERY RARE !


Buck, Pearl S. und Theodore F. [Bearb.] Harris: Von Morgen bis Mitternacht. Pearl S. Buck. [A biogr. by Theodore F. Harris in consultation with Pearl S. Buck. Einzig berecht. Übertr. aus d. Amerikan. von Ursula von Wiese], Bastei Lübbe ; 61011 : Biogr. Bergisch Gladbach : Lübbe, 1977. ISBN: 3404051785

317 S. ; 18 cm kart. Zustand: gebraucht, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen,Papier gebräunt, Einband eingerissen, innen gut. Pearl S. Buck

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Buck, Pearl S. Die Frauen des Hauses Wu : Roman Nobelpreis für Literatur ; Nr. 37 = 1938, Zürich Coron-Verl. [1965]
Pearl S. Buck. [Übers.: J. Frisch. Ill.: Werner Bürger]. - 482 S. : 1 Titelbild. - EST: Pavilion of women <dt.> - Mit Bibliographie P. S. Buck (S. 475 - 482). - In Zusammenarbeit mit Les Editions Rombaldi, Paris; Lizenz d. S. Fischer-Verl., Frankfurt/M.

Hardcover, Gewebe 482 Seiten gelesene Ausgabe in gutem, sauberen Zustand gr. 8

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Buck, Pearl S. und Theodore S. Harris: Von Morgen bis Mitternacht : der Roman meines Lebens. Hrsg. von Theodore S. Harris. [Einzig berecht. Übertr. aus d. Amerikan. von Ursula von Wiese] Bern, München : Scherz, 1962.
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317 S.; ; 21 cm Pp. Gebraucht

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