Pearl S(ydenstricker) Buck(John Sedges, pseudonym)
Birthplace: Hillsboro, West Virginia
Raised in China where her parents were Presbyterian missionaries, Buck returned to China after college. Many of her novels describe the life of Chinese peasants; the best known being the Pulitzer-Prize-winning The Good Earth (1931). She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938.Died: 3/6/1973
Fact Monster/Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on Pearl S ydenstricker Buck from Fact Monster: