Virtual Museum of Art | Virtual Museum of History | Virtual Public Library | Virtual Science Center | Virtual Museum of Natural History | Virtual War Museum
   You are in: Virtual Public Library >> Hall of Famous Authors >> Pearl Buck

The Seven Flags of the New Orleans Tri-Centennial

For More Information go to New Orleans 300th Birthday


Pearl Buck

1892-1973 - Nobel Prize 1938

American author

New Page 4

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck , better known as Pearl S. Buck ( Hillsboro , 26 June 1892 - Danby , 6 March 1973 ) was a writer, U.S. , winner of the Nobel Prize for literature .

As a child follows his parents, missionaries of the Presbyterian Church in China , where he spent his youth first Ching Kiang river Yangtze and then from 1900 in Shanghai . lived in China until 1933. At the age of 18 years back in the United States for study and in 1917 he married John Lossing Buck. She moved with her ​​husband to China, where he teaches literature at ' Nanjing University until 1934, when she is forced to leave the country because of retaliation against foreigners. Returning to the United States, continues to write and is dedicated to the protection of human rights, creating a foundation for the care of children in Asia. He died in 1973 .

In 1931 publishes The Good Earth ( The Good Earth ), his most famous novel, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1931 and the medal of recognition from ' American Academy of Arts and Letters . Was taken from the novel 's eponymous film of 1937 directed by Sidney Franklin .

In 1938 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.

Including novels, essays, biographies and stories left more than 80 works. He also published plays, screenplays, children's literature.

Others of Angel warrior , 1936
Chinese sky (set in China)
Imperial Woman (set in China)
Scattered family , 1935 (set in China)
Children (set in China)
The gift of a day
The dark flower , 1952
The fruit failure (set in India)
The secret of Christmas
The Seal (Death in the castle, 1965)
The Good Earth , 1930 (set in China)
The House of Flowers , 1968
The goddess faithful , 1972
The grand dame
The mother , 1934 (set in China)
His first wife , 1933
The Promise , 1943
The wisdom of Madame Wu
The love of Ai-Uan , 1939 (set in Japan)
The rainbow
The cinesine next door
My homeland
The girls of Madame Liang , 1969 (set in China)
Exile , 1936 (set in China. in a form that is between the original novel and autobiography, Pearl Buck recalls here the life of his mother, a woman who, following her husband, missionary to China, passing smiling, energetic, serene through the most incredible stories. Pages colorful, tragic, gay sometimes terrible alternate in this beautiful book that moved to the zeal that animates some feel the most alive and raised by the writer)
Letter from Beijing , 1957
Mother and five children
Mandala , 1970 (set in India)
Miniature Christmas
This indomitable heart (set in USA)
Bridal Portrait
Breed of dragon , 1942
Three Boys and a buffalo
All under heaven , 1973
A bridge to the other side
Of Gods and Men
East Wind: West Wind , 1929 (set in China)
Anthologies containing his short stories [ edit ]
1981 - The heroes of the shadow. Anthology of the literature of espionage, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore
containing the story of man's enemies


From the works of Pearl S. Buck, the film has drawn some movie scripts and screenplays:
The Good Earth ( The Good Earth ) by Sidney Franklin ( 1937 ) (based on the novel The Good Earth 1930)
The lineage of the Dragon ( Dragon Seed ) by Harold S. Bucquet and ack Conway ( 1944 ) (novel Line of dragon , 1942)
The hawks of the Yellow River ( China Sky ) by Ray Enright ( 1945 )
From the of Lee Sun-fung ( 1954 )
The Big Wave by Tad Danielewski ( 1961 )
Chinese history ( Satan Never Sleeps ) by Leo McCarey ( 1962 )
Guide to Vijay Anand ( 1965 )
The Gift of Douglas G. Johnson ( 1977 )
Pavilion of Women of Ho Yim ( 2001 )
The writer was also technical advisor to The Good Earth and executive producer of The Big Wave

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation. -- Pearl S. Buck

Start your search on Pearl Buck.

The Congressional Evolution of the United States Henry Middleton

Unauthorized Site: This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected, associated with or authorized by the individual, family, friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated sites that are related to this subject will be hyper linked below upon submission and Evisum, Inc. review.

Research Links

  • Library of Congress
  • Carnegie Library
  • London Public Library

    Copyright© 2000 by Evisum Inc.TM. All rights reserved.
    Evisum Inc.TM Privacy Policy

  • Search:

    About Us



    Image Use

    Please join us in our mission to incorporate The Congressional Evolution of the United States of America discovery-based curriculum into the classroom of every primary and secondary school in the United States of America by July 2, 2026, the nation’s 250th birthday. , the United States of America: We The People Click Here


    Historic Documents

    Articles of Association

    Articles of Confederation 1775

    Articles of Confederation

    Article the First

    Coin Act

    Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence

    Emancipation Proclamation

    Gettysburg Address

    Monroe Doctrine

    Northwest Ordinance

    No Taxation Without Representation

    Thanksgiving Proclamations

    Mayflower Compact

    Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Versailles

    United Nations Charter

    United States In Congress Assembled

    US Bill of Rights

    United States Constitution

    US Continental Congress

    US Constitution of 1777

    US Constitution of 1787

    Virginia Declaration of Rights


    Historic Events

    Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of Yorktown

    Cabinet Room

    Civil Rights Movement

    Federalist Papers

    Fort Duquesne

    Fort Necessity

    Fort Pitt

    French and Indian War

    Jumonville Glen

    Manhattan Project

    Stamp Act Congress

    Underground Railroad

    US Hospitality

    US Presidency

    Vietnam War

    War of 1812

    West Virginia Statehood

    Woman Suffrage

    World War I

    World War II


    Is it Real?

    Declaration of

    Digital Authentication
    Click Here


    America’s Four Republics
    The More or Less United States

    Continental Congress
    U.C. Presidents

    Peyton Randolph

    Henry Middleton

    Peyton Randolph

    John Hancock


    Continental Congress
    U.S. Presidents

    John Hancock

    Henry Laurens

    John Jay

    Samuel Huntington


    Constitution of 1777
    U.S. Presidents

    Samuel Huntington

    Samuel Johnston
    Elected but declined the office

    Thomas McKean

    John Hanson

    Elias Boudinot

    Thomas Mifflin

    Richard Henry Lee

    John Hancock
    Chairman David Ramsay]

    Nathaniel Gorham

    Arthur St. Clair

    Cyrus Griffin


    Constitution of 1787
    U.S. Presidents

    George Washington 

    John Adams
    Federalist Party

    Thomas Jefferson
    Republican* Party

    James Madison 
    Republican* Party

    James Monroe
    Republican* Party

    John Quincy Adams
    Republican* Party
    Whig Party

    Andrew Jackson
    Republican* Party
    Democratic Party

    Martin Van Buren
    Democratic Party

    William H. Harrison
    Whig Party

    John Tyler
    Whig Party

    James K. Polk
    Democratic Party

    David Atchison**
    Democratic Party

    Zachary Taylor
    Whig Party

    Millard Fillmore
    Whig Party

    Franklin Pierce
    Democratic Party

    James Buchanan
    Democratic Party

    Abraham Lincoln 
    Republican Party

    Jefferson Davis***
    Democratic Party

    Andrew Johnson
    Republican Party

    Ulysses S. Grant 
    Republican Party

    Rutherford B. Hayes
    Republican Party

    James A. Garfield
    Republican Party

    Chester Arthur 
    Republican Party

    Grover Cleveland
    Democratic Party

    Benjamin Harrison
    Republican Party

    Grover Cleveland 
    Democratic Party

    William McKinley
    Republican Party

    Theodore Roosevelt
    Republican Party

    William H. Taft 
    Republican Party

    Woodrow Wilson
    Democratic Party

    Warren G. Harding 
    Republican Party

    Calvin Coolidge
    Republican Party

    Herbert C. Hoover
    Republican Party

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Democratic Party

    Harry S. Truman
    Democratic Party

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Republican Party

    John F. Kennedy
    Democratic Party

    Lyndon B. Johnson 
    Democratic Party 

    Richard M. Nixon 
    Republican Party

    Gerald R. Ford 
    Republican Party

    James Earl Carter, Jr. 
    Democratic Party

    Ronald Wilson Reagan 
    Republican Party

    George H. W. Bush
    Republican Party 

    William Jefferson Clinton
    Democratic Party

    George W. Bush 
    Republican Party

    Barack H. Obama
    Democratic Party

    Please Visit

    Forgotten Founders
    Norwich, CT

    Annapolis Continental
    Congress Society

    U.S. Presidency
    & Hospitality

    © Stan Klos





    Virtual Museum of Art | Virtual Museum of History | Virtual Public Library | Virtual Science Center | Virtual Museum of Natural History | Virtual War Museum