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Critical Review by Elizabeth Gray Vining

SOURCE: "Encounter With Grief," in New York Times Book Review, April 15, 1962, pp. 18-20.

In the following review, Vining discusses the different strands that weave together to create Buck's A Bridge for Passing.

This lovely book[, A Bridge for Passing,] is woven of three distinct strands: the making of a moving picture in Japan, an encounter with grief, and the gradually revealed portrait of a man of heart, vision and integrity. Each strand is separate, yet from the weaving there emerges a firm fabric with a pattern of the whole.

The unnamed "he" of the book, the man of the portrait, died while his wife was in Japan at work on the filming of her novel, The Big Wave. After an interlude at home Pearl Buck returned to Japan to finish the picture and there, in...

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