Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck (HM10UR)

Location: Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 26.118', W 79° 10.321'

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Internationally known author and humanitarian Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973) graduated in 1914 from Randolph-Macon Women's College, where she wrote for the college's literary magazine. She was the author of more than 70 books, many of which were best sellers. In 1932, Buck received the Pulitzer Prize for the widely read novel The Good Earth. In 1938 she became the first United States woman to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. At the time of Buck's death, she was one of the most widely translated United States writers. In 1941, Buck was a founder of the East and West Association, dedicated to cultural exchange between the United States and Asia.
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HM NumberHM10UR
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Marker NumberQ-6 22
Year Placed2004
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 661722 N 4144731
Decimal Degrees37.43530000, -79.17201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.118', W 79° 10.321'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 7.08" N, 79° 10' 19.26" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2615 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg VA 24503, US
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