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Philpot, Elizabeth 1780-1857

Works: 6 works in 50 publications in 7 languages and 4,902 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction 
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 813.54
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Publications about Elizabeth Philpot
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Philpot
    Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
    31 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,317 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
    Remarkable creatures : a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
    14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,321 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.--
    <> by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
    2 editions published in 2011 in Hebrew and held by 17 libraries worldwide
    Remarkable creatures : [large print book discussion kit] by Tracy Chevalier( visu )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    1804. Spinster Elizabeth Philpot and her sisters are exiled from London to the coastal village of Lyme Regis when their brother marries. Elizabeth meets local girl Mary Anning, who hunts for fossils to support her family. Their interest in science leads to friendship despite different ages and social statuses
    Zwei bemerkenswerte Frauen : Roman by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
    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
    Tracy Chevalier: Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier( file )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Tracy Chevalier is the author of the international bestseller Girl with a Pearl Earring. The book, based on the creation of the famous painting by Johannes Vermeer, was adapted into an award-winning film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson. Noted for her mesmerizing storytelling and the fluid use of period language, Chevalier pays exquisite attention to detail in both plot and setting in her historical novels. Her latest novel, Remarkable Creatures, is based on the life of the 19th-century English fossil collector Mary Anning, who discovered the first complete specimen of an ichthyosaur
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Philpot britische Fossiliensammlerin und frühe Paläontologin
Elizabeth Philpot British palaeontologist
Elizabeth Philpot Brits paleontologe (1780-1857)
English (39)
French (4)
Hebrew (2)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Polish (1)
Russian (1)
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