The Exile Author:Pearl S. Buck This stirring biography, based on the life of Pearl Buck's mother, is as exciting and also as tender a story as has ever come from the masterful pen of one of America's most beloved writers. — It is a vivid portrait of an American woman who courageously accompanies her husband to China and there, facing many hardships, creates an Am... more »erican home and raises her children in the American spirit.
Courage and love sustained this unusual woman as she lived in exile from the land she cherished.
To the thousands of Chinese whom she met, she was a kind and generous American. To her children, in the midst of a remote society, she somehow gave an American background, making them truly citizens of their own country. To all who knew her, this woman was America.« less