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Pearl Buck

On December 10, 1938, West Virginia native Pearl S. Buck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for her book The Good Earth.

Learn more:
"Mrs. Buck Given Literature Award"
"Pearl Buck Dies"
First and Last Pages of Passages From The Exile (Ms80-216)
"Old Pocahontas County House a Special Place for Pearl Buck"
Sources on Pearl Buck
Audio/Video Clip of Pearl Buck     (dialup)   (broadband)
Document-Based Questions

On This Day in West Virginia History: December