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Anchee Min's Novel About Pearl S. Buck

April 8, 2010 1:03 p.m.

Bestselling author Anchee Min's new historical novel is about the early life of Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck, who grew up in China. The book is called "Pearl in China" and tells a story of a life-long friendship between Buck and a peasant girl. Through riots, abusive husbands, fame, jealousy and the Cultural Revolution, their powerful friendship allows Min to explore Buck's compelling life and China's early 20th century history.

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