Pearl S. Buck

1892- 1973




Buck was born on June 26, 1892 in Hillsboro West Virginia. She grew up in China where he parents were missionaries. She is one of the most renowned American novelist Pearl Buck set many of her works inChina, where she spent a good deal of her life as the child and wife of missionaries. Her novel, The Good Earth, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1931, and Buck received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938. Her oeuvre includes East Wind; West Wind, A House Divided, Fighting Angel, and The Exile.