Quotes by Pearl S. Buck

About Pearl S. Buck:

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces". She was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Author Bio

  • NamePearl S. Buck
  • DescriptionAmerican writer
  • AliasesPearl Buck; Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
  • BornJune 26, 1892
  • DiedMarch 6, 1973
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist; Autobiographer; Human Rights Activist
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Literature; National Women's Hall Of Fame