PEARL S. BUCK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/10/1972 - HFSID 165859
Sale Price $270.00
PEARL S. BUCK
Buck signed this typed letter - embossed with her Danby, Vermont address - in 1972 to someone in Indianapolis, Indiana who visited Asia. Buck, who grew up in China, notes in this letter how Asia is an "interesting contrast".
Typed letter signed "Pearl S. Buck". 1 page, 8½x7¼, embossed at top "Pearl S. Buck/Main Street/Danby, Vermont [ZIP code illegible]". March 10, 1972. Addressed to Rev. S. H. Lloyd, Indianapolis, Indiana. In full: "Dear Reverend Lloyd: Thank you for your card and for the message it contains. I am glad you went to Asia, and it is an interesting contrast for yourself. With best wishes, I am Yours sincerely, Pearl S. Buck PSB:BD". Buck (1892-1973, born Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker in Hillsboro, West Virginia), born to Presbyterian missionaries, spent the first forty years of her life in China, the setting of many of her books. She was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (1938).Best known for her novels about China (including The Good Earth; 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Buck wrote over 70 novels as well as biographies, an autobiography (My Several Worlds, 1954), dramas, children's literature and translations from the Chinese. Lightly toned and creased. Folded once and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
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