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Chevalier, Tracy

Overview
Works: 262 works in 1,297 publications in 8 languages and 43,591 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Historical fiction  Drama  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Publishing director, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 813.54
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Publications about Tracy Chevalier
Publications by Tracy Chevalier
Most widely held works by Tracy Chevalier
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
87 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 6,561 libraries worldwide
A maid becomes a model for the 17th century Dutch painter, Vermeer. The woman, an artisan's daughter with a strong power of observation, describes his manner of work, his household and life of the day, including the rigid class system and religious bigotry. A debut in fiction
Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
49 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,004 libraries 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
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
58 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,726 libraries worldwide
Interweaves historical fact with fiction to explore the mystery behind the creation of the remarkable Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven at the end of the fifteenth century, which today hang in the Cluny Museum in Paris
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,569 libraries worldwide
Presents a sweeping and romantic tale set against the historical backdrop of William Blake's London
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
51 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,567 libraries worldwide
Set in early 20th century London, Chevalier follows two girl as the changes in the century emerge
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
19 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,913 libraries worldwide
Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,542 libraries worldwide
Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin - two women born centuries apart, yet tied together by a haunting family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French, qualify to practice as a midwife, and start working on a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a strange series of events propels her on a quest to uncover her family's French ancestry. Alternating between Ella's story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier, a common thread emerges that pulls the lives of the two women together in a most mysterious way
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
"Burning bright" is a novel about the 18th-century English poet/painter William Blake and the children who sparked his "Songs of innocence" and "Songs of experience." In March of 1792, young Jem Kellaway and his family move from their small rural village in the Piddle Valley to the bustling city of London. Jem's father, a chairmaker, has agreed to hire on as a carpenter with Astley's Circus
Encyclopedia of the essay by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
"This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or significant essays. The preface details the historical development of the essay, and the alphabetically arra
Remarkable creatures a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,357 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
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
Through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Griet, the world of 1660s Holland comes dazzlingly alive in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
In 1901 London, as the precise social order of the Victorian era winds down and the forward-looking Edwardian order takes wing, three strangers meet in the city's tony Highgate Cemetery. Beautiful Lavinia revels in the elaborate trappings of the past. Plain Maude strives to shape the future. Simon Fields, a boy their age, is bound by poverty and professional to the cemetery. As they explore the prejudices and flaws of a changing time, they bring their very different families together and ultimately discover that their fates are intertwined
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Bewitching art experts and enthusiasts alike for centuries, the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries hang today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. In each, an elegant lady and a unicorn stand or sit on an island of grass surrounded by a rich background of animals and flowers. Little is known about them except that they were woven toward the end of the fifteenth century and bear the coat of arms of a wealthy family from Lyons. Chevalier weaves a story about the portrayals
Contemporary poets ( Book )
13 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Contains biographical entries, a list of separately published books, and an essay on each poet
Twentieth-century children's writers ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Includes English-language authors of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young people. The entry for each writer consists of a biography, a complete list of separatly published books, and a signed critical essay
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
Contemporary world writers ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Contains biographical and bibliographical "information on some 340 living writers from over 60 countries whose work has, at least in part, been translated into English."--Preface, p. vii
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
As she investigates her ancestors, the Tournier family, Ella Turner is drawn back 500 years to the sixteenth century world of Isabelle du Moulin. She is haunted by Isabelle, a woman who was brutally persecuted under suspicion of practicing witchcraft. Ella's search uncovers a long-hidden tragedy and reveals the shocking fate of her ancestor
Girl with a pearl earring a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Griet, the world of 1660s Holland comes dazzlingly alive in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings
La joven de la perla by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The life of sixteen-year-old Griet is transformed forever when she goes to work as a maid in the home of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, and catches the eye of the famous artist
 
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Alternative Names
Chevalier, Tracy
Chevalier, Tracy, 1962-
Ševalije, Trejsi.
Ševaljē, Treisija, 1962-
Syuballie, T'ŭreisi
Шевалье, Трейси
שבלייה, טרייסי
שבלייה, טרייסי. ידין, ליטל
슈발리에, 트레이시
シュヴァリエ, トレイシー
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