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Pearl S. Buck (1892–1973)


Daughter of Christian missionaries, Pearl Buck was reared and educated in China. She received her university education in America but returned to China in the mid-1910s. She became a university instructor and writer, eventually authoring novels about China, some of which were turned into Hollywood films, including The Good Earth (1937) and Dragon ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 80) in Danby, Vermont, USA

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Known For

The Good Earth
(1937)
Guide
Guide Writer
(1965)
The Big Wave
The Big Wave Writer
(1961)
China Sky
China Sky Writer
(1945)

Filmography

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 2001 Pavilion of Women (novel)
 1977 The Gift (Short) (story)
 1965 Guide (US version - US version)
 1962 Satan Never Sleeps (novel "The China Story")
 1961 The Big Wave (novel) / (screenplay)
 1958 Die große Woge (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (magazine story - 1 episode)
- The Enemy (1957) ... (magazine story)
  The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1956) (novel - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Big Wave (1956) ... (adaptation) / (novel)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (book: Moon over Manhattan - 1 episode)
- The Lighted Window (1956) ... (book: Moon over Manhattan)
 1954 Da di (novel)
 1945 China Sky (novel)
 1944 Dragon Seed (novel)
 1937 The Good Earth (based upon the novel by)
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Other Works:

Read Chinese fables on the educational television program "Reading Out Loud" on December 28, 1964. See more »

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Personal Quote:

On work: The secret of joy in work is contained in one word-excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on a 5¢ US definitive postage stamp issued 25 June 1983. See more »

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