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The Resource Pearl of China : a novel, Anchee Min

Pearl of China : a novel, Anchee Min

Label
Pearl of China : a novel
Title
Pearl of China
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anchee Min
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the small southern town of Chin-kiang, in the last days of the nineteenth century, young Willow and young Pearl S. Buck, the headstrong daughter of zealous Christian missionaries, bump heads and embark on a friendship that will sustain both of them through one of the most tumultuous periods in Chinese history
Summary
In the small southern town of Chin-kiang, two young girls from very different worlds collide and become inseparable companions. Willow is hardened by poverty and fearful for her future; Pearl is the daughter of a Christian missionary who desperately wishes she was Chinese too. Neither could have foreseen the transformation of the little American girl embarrassed by her blonde hair into the Nobel Prize-winning writer and one of China's modern heroines, Pearl S. Buck. When the country erupts in civil war between the Nationalists and the Communists, Pearl and Willow are brutally reminded of their differences. Pearl's family is forced to flee the country & Willow is punished for her loyalty to her 'cultural imperialist' friend. And yet, in the face of everything that threatens to tear them apart, the paths of these two women remain intimately entwined.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
343009
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Min, Anchee
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Friendship in children
  • Female friendship
  • Women novelists
  • Americans
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
Pearl of China : a novel, Anchee Min
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000045511092
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781408801826
Isbn Type
(tpbk.)
Label
Pearl of China : a novel, Anchee Min
Publication
Control code
000045511092
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781408801826
Isbn Type
(tpbk.)

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