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Chevalier, Tracy

Overview
Works: 131 works in 1,473 publications in 32 languages and 44,510 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Publishing director, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Tracy Chevalier
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

320 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 33 languages and held by 7,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired on 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
Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

100 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 4,175 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 )

131 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 4,062 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
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

97 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,869 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
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

115 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 3,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

61 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,429 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 )

123 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 2,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin?two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful 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 a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a peculiar dream of the color blue 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 unexpectedly links the two women. 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 1,755 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 )

53 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,629 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
Remarkable creatures a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,453 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 1,034 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 tony 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 and ultimately discover that their fates are intertwined
Encyclopedia of the essay( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,031 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
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 982 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 lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 966 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
Contemporary poets by James Vinson( Book )

18 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 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 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfabetisch naslagwerk over ruim 800 auteurs en illustratoren van engelstalige jeugdboeken uit de 20e eeuw
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 679 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 )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 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
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
Tom Hunter : living in hell and other stories by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Girl with a pearl earring
Alternative Names
Chevalier, Tracy

Chevalier, Tracy 1962-

Ševalije, Trejsi.

Ševaljē, Treisija 1962-

Syuballie, T'ŭreisi

Tracy Chevalier amerikansk frfattare

Tracy Chevalier amerikansk skribent

Tracy Chevalier crivain amricaine

Tracy Chevalier scrittrice statunitense

Tracy Chevalier US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Трейси Шевалье

Трејси Шевалие американска писателка

Шевалье, Трейси

טרייסי שבלייה

שבליה, טריסי, 1962-

שבלייה, טרייסי

שבלייה, טרייסי. ידין, ליטל

슈발리에, 트레이시

트레이시 슈발리에

シュヴァリエ, トレイシー

トレイシー・シュヴァリエ

特蕾西舍瓦利耶

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