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Pearl S. Buck by Paul A. Doyle

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English



  • China,
  • United States


  • Buck, Pearl S. 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • China -- In literature

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Edition Notes

Statementby Paul A. Doyle.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series, 85
LC ClassificationsPS3503.U198 Z64
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5947029M
LC Control Number65018904

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