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Chevalier, Tracy

Overview
Works: 144 works in 1,445 publications in 30 languages and 44,540 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Psychological fiction  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Publishing director, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tracy Chevalier
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

314 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 31 languages and held by 7,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

77 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the windswept fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast Mary Anning learns that she has "the eye" - she finds what no one else can see. When Mary uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton she sets the religious fathers on edge the townspeople to vicious gossip and the scientific world alight. But as a woman Mary is barred from the academic community. Luckily she finds a champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot a recent exile from London
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

122 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 4,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves historical fact with fiction to explore the mystery behind the creation of the remarkable Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven at the end of the fifteenth century, which today hang in the Cluny Museum in Paris
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

114 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 3,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in early 20th century London, Chevalier follows two girl as the changes in the century emerge
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

85 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a sweeping and romantic tale set against the historical backdrop of William Blake's London
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

50 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin-two women born centuries apart, yet tied together by a haunting family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French, qualify to practice as a midwife, and start working on a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a strange series of events propels her on a quest to uncover her family's French ancestry. As the novel unfolds-alternating between Ella's story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier-a common thread emerges that pulls the lives of the two women together in a most mysterious way. Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of passion and intrigue that compels readers to the very last page
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Burning bright" is a novel about the 18th-century English poet/painter William Blake and the children who sparked his "Songs of innocence" and "Songs of experience." In March of 1792, young Jem Kellaway and his family move from their small rural village in the Piddle Valley to the bustling city of London. Jem's father, a chairmaker, has agreed to hire on as a carpenter with Astley's Circus
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Griet, the world of 1660s Holland comes dazzlingly alive in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings
Encyclopedia of the essay( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or significant essays. The preface details the historical development of the essay, and the alphabetically arranged entries usually include biographical sketch, nationality, era, selected writings list, additional readings, and anthologies."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Remarkable creatures a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up fascinated with the fossils she collected on the beach, Mary Anning blossomed into a skillful amateur archaeologist. When she discovers an intriguing fossilized skeleton, townspeople and religious authorities react viciously. Barred from the scientific community and in love with an unavailable man, Mary turns to Elizabeth Philpot, a London exile, for friendship. Together, they look to make their way in the evolving nineteenth century through archaeology and scientific discovery
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1901 London, as the precise social order of the Victorian era winds down and the forward-looking Edwardian order takes wing, three strangers meet in the city's stony Highgate Cemetery. Beautiful Lavinia revels in the elaborate trappings of the past. Plain Maude strives to shape the future. Simon Fields, a boy their age, is bound by poverty and professional to the cemetery. As they explore the prejudices and flaws of a changing time, they bring their very different families together
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bewitching art experts and enthusiasts alike for centuries, the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries hang today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. In each, an elegant lady and a unicorn stand or sit on an island of grass surrounded by a rich background of animals and flowers. Little is known about them except that they were woven toward the end of the fifteenth century and bear the coat of arms of a wealthy family from Lyons. Chevalier weaves a story about the portrayals
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
Contemporary poets by James Vinson( Book )

17 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains biographical entries, a list of separately published books, and an essay on each poet
Twentieth-century children's writers( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes English-language authors of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young people. The entry for each writer consists of a biography, a complete list of separatly published books, and a signed critical essay
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she investigates her ancestors, the Tournier family, Ella Turner is drawn back 500 years to the sixteenth century world of Isabelle du Moulin. She is haunted by Isabelle, a woman who was brutally persecuted under suspicion of practicing witchcraft. Ella's search uncovers a long-hidden tragedy and reveals the shocking fate of her ancestor
Contemporary world writers( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains biographical and bibliographical "information on some 340 living writers from over 60 countries whose work has, at least in part, been translated into English."--Preface, p. vii
El azul de la virgen by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een Amerikaanse vrouw in een klein Frans stadje door vreemde nachtmerries geplaagd wordt, gaat ze op zoek naar de geschiedenis van haar Franse voorouders
Tom Hunter : living in hell and other stories by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chevalier, Tracy

Chevalier, Tracy 1962-

Ševalije, Trejsi.

Ševaljē, Treisija 1962-

Syuballie, T'ŭreisi

Шевалье, Трейси

שבלייה, טרייסי

שבלייה, טרייסי. ידין, ליטל

슈발리에, 트레이시

シュヴァリエ, トレイシー

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