Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

Pearl Buck ... écrivain doué et militant des droits civiques ... lauréat du Prix Nobel de littérature

Upton Sinclair, author of The Jungle, King Coal, and many other novels about industrialization, went undercover as a factory worker for seven weeks in order to accurately portray the horrors of the meatpacking industry. His commitment to helping workers was totally sexy.

Upton Sinclair, author of The Jungle, King Coal, and many other novels about industrialization, went undercover as a factory worker for seven weeks in order to accurately portray the horrors of the meatpacking industry. His commitment to helping workers was totally sexy.

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee, est né le 20 mars 1957. Spike Lee est un talentueux touche à tout, réalisateur, producteur, scénariste, et acteur américain. Sa société, 40 acres &A Mule filmworks a produit pus de 35 films depuis 1983. Ses sujets de prédilections...

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee, est né le 20 mars 1957. Spike Lee est un talentueux touche à tout, réalisateur, producteur, scénariste, et acteur américain. Sa société, 40 acres &A Mule filmworks a produit pus de 35 films depuis 1983. Ses sujets de prédilections...

16 juillet 1985 : décès de Heinrich Böll, écrivain allemand, prix Nobel de littérature 1972 (° 21 décembre 1917).

16 juillet 1985 : décès de Heinrich Böll, écrivain allemand, prix Nobel de littérature 1972 (° 21 décembre

Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China.  Long before it was considered fashionable or politically safe to do so, Buck challenged the American public on topics such as racism, sex discrimination and the plight of the thousands of babies born to Asian women left behind and unwanted wherever American soldiers were based in Asia. During her life Buck combined the multiple careers of wife, mother, author, editor and political activist

Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China. Long before it was considered fashionable or politically safe to do so, Buck challenged the American public on topics such as racism, sex discrimination and the plight of the thousands of babies born to Asian women left behind and unwanted wherever American soldiers were based in Asia. During her life Buck combined the multiple careers of wife, mother, author, editor and political activist

Books on Film: Gene Yuen Yang Talks with . . . — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes

Books on Film: Gene Yuen Yang Talks with . . . — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes

Albert Camus.

Je viens de lire la tribune de Bernard Henri-lévy du Monde qui se propose de défendre la mémoire du philosophe Camus, si injustement accusé, nous dit-il de n'être qu'un philosophe pour classes Terminales ! C'est justement au lycée que j'ai découvert et...

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