About UsContent Welcome Friday, 22 April 2011 - Andrew W. Huppert
Located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace showcases the home where the Nobel Prize-winning author was born in 1892. The museum is dedicated to celebrating the influence that the home and West Virginia lifestyle had on Pearl and how it shaped some of her major work throughout her life.
DiscoverContent Site Snapshot Friday, 22 April 2011 - Andrew W. Huppert
Welcome to the world of Pearl S. Buck! Known as one of the voices of her generation, many people don't know that her life began in a modest home located in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. The site, a National Historical Site located in the town of Hillsboro, features a modest two-story, hand-built, home where the author was born.
DiscoverContent Biography Monday, 25 April 2011 - Andrew W. Huppert
Beloved by millions of readers, THE GOOD EARTH, has been one of the most popular novels of this century since its publication in 1931. The book won the Pulitzer Prize and the William Dean Howells medal for fiction. For over 30 years, Pearl S. Buck's novel played a major role in shaping Western attitudes toward China.