Sunday October 19th 2014

“Many people lose the small joys
in the hope for the big happiness.”
~ Pearl S. Buck



File:Pearl Buck.jpg | From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, “for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces.”

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