Absalom Sydenstricker

Standard Name: Sydenstricker, Absalom

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Pearl S. Buck
Pearl's father, Absalom Sydenstricker , was obsessed with the compulsion to save souls, haunted by the disproportion between the numbers of heathen Chinese whom he could convert and the number beyond his reach, always ready...
Literary responses Pearl S. Buck
The Good Earth was a Book of the Month Club choice, on the recommendation of Dorothy Canfield Fisher , who had sat up all night reading it.
Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China. Simon and Schuster, 2010.
188, 193
It won the Pulitzer Prize, headed...
Literary responses Pearl S. Buck
Spurling described Fighting Angel as Buck's brief, unsparing, beautifully balanced biography of her father .
Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China. Simon and Schuster, 2010.
44
Textual Production Pearl S. Buck
Fighting Angel relies heavily on the reminiscences which PSB 's father divulged to her in the last years of his life, when his former reticence was at last dissolved and in turn dissolved her resentment...

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