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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
A maid becomes a model for the 17th century Dutch painter, Vermeer. The woman, an artisan's daughter with a strong power of observation, describes his manner of work, his household and life of the day, including the rigid class system and religious bigotry. A debut in fiction
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chevalier, Tracy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H4367
LC item number
G57 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Netherlands
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
1222492
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780525945277
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99032493
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41431706
  • (OCoLC)41431706
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Publication
Control code
1222492
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780525945277
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99032493
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41431706
  • (OCoLC)41431706

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