Chinese American writer Anchee Min on her new novel based on the life of Pearl S. Buck

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Anchee Min
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Writer Anchee Min was born in Shanghai and was raised in China on the teachings of Chairman Mao. She fled to the U.S. in 1983 and since then has written several books set during the Cultural Revolution and its aftermath — a memoir and five novels. Her new book, Pearl of China, is based on the life of Pearl S. Buck, who Min was forced to denounce when she was a schoolgirl in China.

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