Pearl S. Buck Net Worth

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Pearl S. Buck Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973), also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū), was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces".After returning to the United States in 1935, she continued writing prolifically and became a prominent advocate of the rights of women and minority groups, and wrote widely on Asian cultures, becoming particularly well known for her efforts on behalf of Asian and mixed-race adoption.

Full NamePearl S. Buck
Date Of BirthJune 26, 1892, Hillsboro, West Virginia, United States
DiedMarch 6, 1973, Danby, Vermont, United States
Place Of BirthHillsboro, West Virginia, USA
ProfessionWriter, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew
EducationRandolph College, Cornell University, University of Toronto Mississauga, Randolph–Macon College
SpouseRichard Walsh, John Lossing Buck
ChildrenJanice Walsh, Carol Buck
ParentsCaroline Stulting, Absalom Sydenstricker
SiblingsEdgar Sydenstricker, Grace Sydenstricker Yaukey
AwardsNobel Prize in Literature, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
MoviesPavilion of Women, Guide, Satan Never Sleeps, China Sky, Dragon Seed, The Good Earth
Star SignCancer
1The truth is always exciting, Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.
2On work: The secret of joy in work is contained in one word-excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
3On ambition: All things are possible until they are proved impossible - and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.
4It is better to be first with an ugly woman than the hundredth with a beauty.
5Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
6Because psychologists have been able to discover, exactly as in a slow-motion picture, the way the human creature acquires knowledge and habits, the normal child has been vastly helped by what the retarded have taught us.
7A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
8Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
9The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
10Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
1Charter member of the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1973.
2Pictured on a 5¢ US definitive postage stamp issued 25 June 1983.
3Was awarded the 1938 Nobel prize in literature.


Pavilion of Women2001novel
The Gift1977Short story
Guide1965US version - US version
Satan Never Sleeps1962novel "The China Story"
The Big Wave1961novel / screenplay
Die große Woge1958TV Movie play
Robert Montgomery Presents1957TV Series magazine story - 1 episode
The Alcoa HourTV Series adaptation - 1 episode, 1956 novel - 1 episode, 1956
Matinee Theatre1956TV Series book - 1 episode
Da di1954novel
China Sky1945novel
Dragon Seed1944novel
The Good Earth1937based upon the novel by


The Big Wave1961executive producer


The Good Earth1937technical advisor - uncredited


The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHerself
Today1971TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1966TV SeriesHerself - author
The Twentieth Century1959TV Series documentaryHerself
The Mike Wallace Interview1958TV SeriesHerself
The Tex and Jinx Show1957TV SeriesHerself
Person to Person1956TV Series documentaryHerself

Won Awards

1938Nobel Prize in LiteratureNobel Prize

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