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The Resource Burying the bones : Pearl Buck in China, Hilary Spurling

Burying the bones : Pearl Buck in China, Hilary Spurling

Label
Burying the bones : Pearl Buck in China
Title
Burying the bones
Title remainder
Pearl Buck in China
Statement of responsibility
Hilary Spurling
Title variation
Burying the bones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pearl Buck, one of the bestselling Nobel Prize winning novelist, was raised in China by her American parents, Presbyterian missionaries from Virginia. Blonde and blue-eyed she looked startlingly foreign, but felt as at home as her Chinese companions. This biography presents a portrait of the extraordinary childhood of Buck
Summary
An engrossing biography of Buck, a woman whose fascinating life gave her a unique outlook on the plight of women and the suffering of China's rural poor
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
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348246
Cataloging source
UKM
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Spurling, Hilary
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Women novelists, American
  • Novelists, American
  • Americans
  • China
Target audience
general
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journey to the good Earth
Label
Burying the bones : Pearl Buck in China, Hilary Spurling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000045533007
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781861978288
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)441147899
Label
Burying the bones : Pearl Buck in China, Hilary Spurling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000045533007
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781861978288
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)441147899

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