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The First Wife and Other Stories

Buck, Pearl S.

Published by The John Day Company, 1933
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A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing (slight fading to the spine head, prior seller's light pencil note and $250 price to the half-title, small bookstore sticker to the rear pastedown) in a Very Good dust jacket (spine lightly sunned, small stain and a short pencil mark to the front panel, small chips to the front panel's bottom and to the spine ends and panel corners as well as to the flap folds); a collection of 14 Pearl Buck short stories with and introduction by Richard J. Walsh -- who became her husband in 1935. Pearl S. Buck won the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel for "The Good Earth". (The award was later renamed as The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.) She won the 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces". A Very Good copy of this collection of Pearl S. Buck short stories. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The First Wife and Other Stories
Publisher: The John Day Company
Publication Date: 1933
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition.

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Book Description Reinbek bei Hamburg, Rowohlt., 1965. 229. - 238. Tausend. 8°. [19 x 11,5 cm]. 164 Seiten, 4 Blätter Verlagsverzeichnis und Buchanzeigen. Taschenbuch. (Leichte Randbräunung). - Ansonsten ein gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar ohne Eintragungen. = rororo 134. - Diese berühmten Novellen zeigen die amerikanische Nobelpreisträgerin als Meisterin der Kurzform, in der sie Grundprobleme des Frauenlebens im China von gestern und heute schichsalhaft gestaltet, sei es in der Schilderung einer die Scheidung nicht überwindenden, den alten Bräuchen verhafteten jungen Frau oder der alternden Bauersfrau und Mutter, die die modernen Lebensanschauungen des Sohnes nicht zu teilen vermag. Den Hintergrund für diese Erzählungen bilden die asiatische Natur und ihre dämonischen Mächte. (Deckeltext). // Inhalt: Die erste Frau. Die alte Mutter. Die Krause. Der Streit. Repatriiert. Der Regentag. Wang Lung. Die Revolutionärin. Vater Andrea. Die neue Strasse. Unfruchtbarer Frühling. Die Flüchtlinge. Väter und Mütter. Der gute Strom. Bookseller Inventory # 7618BB

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Book Description Reinbek bei Hamburg, Rowohlt., 1960. 189. - 200. Tausend. 8°. 164 Seiten, 4 Blätter Verlagsverzeichnis und Buchanzeigen. Taschenbuch mit leinenkaschiertem Rücken. (Name auf Vorsatz).- Ansonsten ein ein gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar ohne Eintragungen. = rororo 134. - Diese berühmten Novellen zeigen die amerikanische Nobelpreisträgerin als Meisterin der Kurzform, in der sie Grundprobleme des Frauenlebens im China von gestern und heute schichsalhaft gestaltet, sei es in der Schilderung einer die Scheidung nicht überwindenden, den alten Bräuchen verhafteten jungen Frau oder der alternden Bauersfrau und Mutter, die die modernen Lebensanschauungen des Sohnes nicht zu teilen vermag. Den Hintergrund für diese Erzählungen bilden die asiatische Natur und ihre dämonischen Mächte. (Deckeltext). // Inhalt: Die erste Frau. Die alte Mutter. Die Krause. Der Streit. Repatriiert. Der Regentag. Wang Lung. Die Revolutionärin. Vater Andrea. Die neue Strasse. Unfruchtbarer Frühling. Die Flüchtlinge. Väter und Mütter. Der gute Strom. Bookseller Inventory # 62310AB

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Book Description 2016. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 283 Lang:- English, Pages 283, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1913]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: English. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111004270012

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Book Description 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 283 Lang:- English, Pages 283, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1913]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: English. Bookseller Inventory # 1111004270012

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Book Description Zsolnay, Hamburg, 1952. Hamburg, Zsolnay, 1952. 8° (Rückenhöhe 19.3 cm). 288 Seiten. OLeinen mit goldenem Rückenschild, goldgeprägte Deckelillustration, Kopffarbschnitt. Rücken etwas berieben und mit einem kleinen Fleck, Schnitt leicht angestaubt. *Gestern und heute (Die erste Frau - Die alte Mutter - Die Krause - Der Streit - Repatriiert - Der Regentag) - Umsturz (Wang Lung - Die Revolutionärin - Vater Andrea - Die neue Straße) - Überschwemmung (Unfruchtbarer Frühling - Die Flüchtlinge - Väter und Mütter - Der gute Strom). - Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973), amerikanische Schriftstellerin. Als Tochter eines Missionars wuchs sie in China auf, studierte in den USA und war 1921-31 Professor für englische Literatur in Nanking. Ihr Leben und Werk sind geprägt von dem Bemühen um Vermittlung zwischen fernöstlicher und westlicher Kultur und dem Werben für Rassengleichheit und Völkerverständigung. Der bedeutendste Teil ihres literarischen Werks besteht aus Romanen, Kurzgeschichten und Biographien; daneben veröffentlichte sie zahlreiche Essays, Kinderbücher, Dramen und Gedichte sowie Übersetzungen aus dem Chinesischen. Für ihren Roman »Die gute Erde« erhielt sie den Pulitzer-Preis und 1938 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. - Gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar*. Bookseller Inventory # 222605DB

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