In 1938, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces".
She was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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After returning to the United States in 1935, she continued writing prolifically, became a prominent advocate of the rights of women and minority groups, and wrote widely on Asian cultures, becoming particularly well known for her efforts on behalf of Asian and mixed-race adoption.
Pearl Sydenstricker was born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, to Caroline Stulting (1857–1921) and Absalom Sydenstricker.
After Daniel's mother, Lucinda Cook Daniel, died, his father remarried and had several more children.
Thomas Mc Inerney, Genworth’s president and CEO, noted that the proposed deal is the best option for shareholders.“This transaction also achieves the best outcome for the policyholders of our insurance companies and other important stakeholders,” Mc Inerney said.
Genworth, an insurance company with thousands of employees in Virginia, announced in October that it had agreed to be acquired for about .7 billion by China Oceanwide, a privately held financial company based in Beijing. That includes a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, a federal government committee that reviews transactions resulting in control of a U. It is the second time that the companies have re-filed the notice with CFIUS. The re-filing gives CFIUS a new 30-day review period, which may be followed by an additional 45-day investigation.