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Pearl S. Buck Wins Nobel Prize

IDNO:
027192
Title:
Pearl S. Buck Wins Nobel Prize
Date:
1938/11/12
Description:
'Pearl Buck, first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Former missionary in China and author of the novel, The Good Earth, in addition to other novels and articles, hold the cablegram she received today telling her that she had received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. The announcement of the award, which did not mention specifically any of her works, is worth about $40,000.
Topical Subjects:
Portraits--Buck, Pearl (Mrs. Walsh)., Nobel Prize winners., Nobel Prizes.
Personal Names:
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Medium:
print


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