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Pearl s buck has 248 books on goodreads with 415990 ratings pearl s buck’s most popular book is the good earth (house of earth, #1. Wvu libraries and the west virginia & regional history center celebrates author and nobel laureate, pearl s buck's collection of work. Daughter of christian missionaries, pearl buck was reared and educated in china she received her university education in america but returned to.
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