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Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier

Label
Girl with a pearl earring
Title
Girl with a pearl earring
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Chevalier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the story of 16-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius, even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil. An Independent Bestseller Winner of the 2000 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award! Tracy Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earring tells the story of sixteen-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil
Summary
In this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings, history and fiction merge seamlessly in a luminous tale of artistic vision, sensual awakening, and daily life in the Netherlands of the 17th-century
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Fiction for Young Adults, 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
019952
Cataloging source
MUJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chevalier, Tracy
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Artists' models
  • Women domestics
  • Netherlands
  • Delft (Netherlands)
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, c1999
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780007232161
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780452282155
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, c1999
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780007232161
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780452282155

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