Pearl of China

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Pearl of China

By Anchee Min

Bloomsbury UK, Paperback, 9781408809792

Publication Date: May 1, 2011

In the small southern China town of Chin-kiang, in the last days of the 19th century, two young girls bump heads and become thick as thieves. Min brings new color to the remarkable life of Pearl S. Buck, illuminated by the sweep of history and an intimate, unforgettable friendship.

About the Author
Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957. At seventeen she was sent to a labor collective, where a talent scout for Madame Mao's Shanghai Film Studio recruited her to work as a movie actress. She moved to the United States in 1984. Her memoir, "Red Azalea," was an international bestseller, published in twenty countries.