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Remarkable creatures

Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView 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
Named Person: Mary Anning; Elizabeth Philpot
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Chevalier
ISBN: 9780525951452 0525951458
OCLC Number: 469915932
Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tracy Chevalier.

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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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