Pearl S. Buck
The person in this research paper is Pearl S. Buck. She was a famous writer on books about her and what is going on around the world. She lived most of her life in China, and some in the United States.
Pearl S. Buck was born in Hillsboro, West Virginia. She spent her youth in China, in Chin kiang on the Yangtze River. She learned to speak Chinese before she could speak English. Her parents were missionaries. Bucks father, Absalom Sydenstricker, was a very smart man who spent years translating the Bible from Greek to Chinese. Her mother, Caroline Stulting, had traveled widely in her youth and loved literature. Bucks life in China wasn?t very good. When she was only a child, her family was forced to flee from the rebel forces of the Boxer Rebellion.1
After being taught by her mother and a Chinese tutor, who was a Confucian scholar, Buck was sent to a boarding school in Shanghai at the age of fifteen. She also worked for the Door of Hope, a shelter for Chinese slave girls. Buck continued her education in the United States at Randolph-Macon Womans College in Virginia, and studied psychology there. After graduating in 1914
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