S(ydenstricker) (1892-1973) US novelist. Daughter of missionaries to China, she spent much of her life there and wrote novels about Chinese life, such as East Wind–West Wind 1930 and The Good Earth 1931, for which she received a Pulitzer Prize 1932. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature 1938.
She wanted to make the East understandable to the West.
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Pearl S. , Hillsboro (Va.) 26.6.1892, +Danby (Vt.) 6.3.1973, amerikan. Schriftstellerin; populäre Romane, gespeist von ihrer Jugend in China, u.a.'Ostwind - Westwind' (1930), 'Die gute Erde' (1931), 'Die Mutter' (1934), 'Land der Hoffnung, Land der Trauer' (1939), 'Die Frauen des Hauses Wu' (1946), 'Die Töchter der Madame Liang' (1969); Nobelpreis 1938.
1. A male human being; man
2. A dashing fellow; dandy
3. Buckskin; also; an article (as a shoe) made of buckskin
4. An act or instance of bucking
5. Responsibility — used especially in the phrases pass the buck and the buck stops here