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Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: Paris : Quai Voltaire, 2010.
Series: Quai Voltaire
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : FrenchView all editions and formats
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When Mary Anning uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home on the English coast, she sets the religious fathers on edge, the townspeople to vicious gossip, and the scientific world alight. Luckily, Mary finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, and in the struggle to be recognized in the wider world, Mary and Elizabeth discover that friendship is their greatest ally.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Mary Anning; Elizabeth Philpot; Mary Anning; Elizabeth Philpot
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Chevalier
ISBN: 9782710331643 2710331640
OCLC Number: 842662098
Notes: Translation of: Remarkable creatures.
Description: 377 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Quai Voltaire
Other Titles: Remarkable creatures.
Responsibility: Tracy Chevalier ; traduit de l'anglais par Anouk Neuhoff.

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When Mary Anning uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home on the English coast, she sets the religious fathers on edge, the townspeople to vicious gossip, and the scientific world alight. Luckily, Mary finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, and in the struggle to be recognized in the wider world, Mary and Elizabeth discover that friendship is their greatest ally.

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