|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2010.||First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.||Simon & Schuster||xii, 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm||English|| |
Oak Brook Public Library - Nonfiction
One of the twentieth century's most extraordinary Americans, Pearl Buck was the first person to make China accessible to the West. She recreated the lives of ordinary Chinese people in The Good Earth, an overnight worldwide bestseller in 1932, later a blockbuster movie. Buck went on to become the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Long before anyone else, she foresaw China's future as a superpower, and she recognized...