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Once Upon a Christmas A Collection, Buck, Pearl S.
1 Buck, Pearl S. Once Upon a Christmas A Collection
New York John Day Company 1972 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Donald Lizzul 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good + to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good + dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked notation on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning edge wear to the spine ends and corners. "How often have you heard it said of Christmas: If it could only last!" "Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 March 6, 1973; also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu) was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces". She was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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