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Remarkable creatures : a novel

Author: Tracy Chevalier; Charlotte Parry; Susan Lyons; Penguin Audiobooks.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Named Person: Mary Anning; Elizabeth Philpot
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Chevalier; Charlotte Parry; Susan Lyons; Penguin Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9780143145301 0143145304
OCLC Number: 426801671
Notes: Spoken compact disc.
Title from container.
Performer(s): Read by Charlotte Parry and Susan Lyons.
Description: 8 sound discs (ca. 10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Tracy Chevalier.

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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.

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