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Remarkable creatures

Author: Tracy Chevalier; Charlotte Parry; Susan Lyons
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗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
History
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Mary Anning; Elizabeth Philpot; Mary Anning; Elizabeth Philpot
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Chevalier; Charlotte Parry; Susan Lyons
ISBN: 9781440771743 144077174X
OCLC Number: 501945388
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Charlotte Parry and Susan Lyons.
Description: 8 audio discs (10.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by 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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