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Pearl of China

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Novelist Anchee Min discusses her latest book, Pearl of China. It takes place at the end of the nineteenth century in China, and tells the story of nine-year-old Willow, the only child of a poor family, and her life-long friendship with Pearl, the eldest daughter of a zealous American missionary. It’s based on the life of Pearl S Buck, the Pulitzer- and Nobel Prize-winning writer and humanitarian activist.

Event: Anchee Min will be reading and signing books
Thursday, April 22, at 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, Upper West Side
2289 Broadway, at 82nd Street

Guests:

Anchee Min
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Comments [1]

Mary Carroll from Hawthorne, NJ

I was 7 when I received a collection of children's stories with a forward by Pearl S. Buck. I was intrigued even then. I read The Good Earth for the first time when I was 9 and have read it many times since. I also learned to love the Chinese People because of this book. I am 51 now and continue to read Pearl S. Buck over and over again. I cannot wait to read Ms. Min's book Pearl of China and I will look for her other books as well.

Apr. 22 2010 01:22 PM

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