[Letter] 1929 June 10, Nanking, Ku. [to] Dear friends / Pearl S. Buck.

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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. [Letter] 1929 June 10, Nanking, Ku. [to] Dear friends / Pearl S. Buck.

[Letter] 1929 June 10, Nanking, Ku. [to] Dear friends / Pearl S. Buck.

Describes the funeral and tomb of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, a glimpse of President Chiang Kai-shek, and her musings on the future of China.

7 p. ; 28 cm. (encapsulated)

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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

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Sun Yat-sen (/ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn/; 12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese physician, writer, philosopher, calligrapher and revolutionary, the first president and founding father of the Republic of China. As the foremost pioneer and first leader of a Republican China, Sun is referred to as the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China (ROC) and the "forerunner of democratic revolution" in People's Republic of China (PRC). Sun played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dyn...