Pearl S. Buck’s last novel, a ‘crypto-autobiography’ – Yahoo News

BOSTON (Reuters) – It is hard to imagine a China so remote in Western imagination that a single American writer could serve as one of the few popular translators of its culture. But that was a status Pearl S. Buck carried after her 1931 novel “The Good Earth” launched a prolific career that made her a global celebrity. She won a Pulitzer prize for the book, and a Nobel prize in 1938 for the body of her work.

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