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Pearl S. Buck (1892)

Buck was raised in China by her American missionary parents and left the country but a few times before she was 40. She drew upon her experiences there in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Good Earth, which describes the struggles of a Chinese peasant and his slave wife. Together with Sons and A House Divided, it forms a trilogy, part of the body of work that earned Buck the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. Buck also wrote five novels under what pseudonym? More...
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Before World War II, Ms. Buck's books did so much to encourage the American people to feel sympathy for the poor people of China -- exploited by their government, and sympathy for China -- exploited by foreign countries.

Along with Charlie Chan movies (showing a wise and kind gentleman), Americans developed a genuine love and concern for the Chinese people in China and more respect for the Chinese in the United States.

No one could have ever imagined back then that in 2015, the United States and China would become something less than friends.

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TheParser wrote:
Before World War II, Ms. Buck's books did so much to encourage the American people to feel sympathy for the poor people of China -- exploited by their government, and sympathy for China -- exploited by foreign countries.

Along with Charlie Chan movies (showing a wise and kind gentleman), Americans developed a genuine love and concern for the Chinese people in China and more respect for the Chinese in the United States.

No one could have ever imagined back then that in 2015, the United States and China would become something less than friends.



The exploitation of the economically disadvantaged people in America is notorious, but well covered up and subtly hushed by the money/"power" grabbers in the bodies of "fine gentlemen and ladies" in prostitution "business" on all levels... and the addict/alcoholic "kingdoms"... "...on earth as it is in heaven..." Think
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Daemon wrote:
Pearl S. Buck (1892)

Buck was raised in China by her American missionary parents and left the country but a few times before she was 40. She drew upon her experiences there in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Good Earth, which describes the struggles of a Chinese peasant and his slave wife. Together with Sons and A House Divided, it forms a trilogy, part of the body of work that earned Buck the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. Buck also wrote five novels under what pseudonym? More...


Happy birthday Pearl S. Buck!
I read The Good Earth in my late teens, and enjoyed it immensely.
Gary98
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TheParser wrote:
Before World War II, Ms. Buck's books did so much to encourage the American people to feel sympathy for the poor people of China -- exploited by their government, and sympathy for China -- exploited by foreign countries.

Along with Charlie Chan movies (showing a wise and kind gentleman), Americans developed a genuine love and concern for the Chinese people in China and more respect for the Chinese in the United States.

No one could have ever imagined back then that in 2015, the United States and China would become something less than friends.



Chinese do not forget a helping hand easily, and they do not forget those tramping foot easily either. As an western power the united state at the turn of the twentieth century showed Chinese more of a helping hand than a tramping foot. US is not sophisticate enough then, and she has got more of genuine feeling with her.

Nowadays as the only super power US is busy showing her muscle everywhere around the world, and is uneasy anytime China shows sign of strength.

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BETER TO BEFRIEND THE BIG GIANT THAN TO MAKE HIM AN ENEMY.
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An instrumental name as well in the events of the life of J. Gresham Machen
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