Pearl S. Buck was born in West Virginia and taken to China as an infant before the turn of the century. Buck grew up speaking Chinese as well as English. She is the most widely translated American author to this day. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature. She died in 1973.
Pearl Buck never lets her readers down. In Kinfolk her characters are carefully drawn and treated respectfully. Read morePublished 25 days ago by eleanor einhorn
An insightful book about life in rural china as the revolution spreadsPublished 2 months ago by Phyllis Thomasson
Kinfolk tells the story of 4 Chinese American children who return to China to discover the Homeplace from whence their parents emigrated to the United States. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Elaine
How pearl buck has the ability to place herself in all the different generational and different countries is just one more thing that's amazing a bout this author.Published 7 months ago by fredricka d brown
I so enjoyed this Pearl Buck novel. Again gave wonderful insight into the Chinese culture and the changing environment that China has experienced over the years. A good read.Published 8 months ago by mimi11