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Chevalier, Tracy

Overview
Works: 243 works in 1,523 publications in 21 languages and 45,317 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director, Narrator, Creator, Other, Contributor
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 )
215 editions published between 1389 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 6,918 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 )
65 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,931 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
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
73 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,627 libraries worldwide
Presents a sweeping and romantic tale set against the historical backdrop of William Blake's London
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
77 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,589 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 )
49 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,304 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 )
89 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,632 libraries worldwide
Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin?two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful 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 a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a peculiar dream of the color blue propels her on a quest to uncover her family?s French ancestry. As the novel unfolds?alternating between Ella?s story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier?a common thread emerges that unexpectedly links the two women. Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of passion and intrigue that compels readers to the very last page
At the edge of the orchard by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
Settling in the swamps of early-nineteenth-century Ohio, the Goodenough family establish an apple orchard that begins a long family battle, and years later, as their youngest son wanders through Gold Rush California, his family's past makes an unexpected appearance
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,689 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
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
58 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,564 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
Remarkable creatures a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,394 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
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
20 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,027 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
Encyclopedia of the essay ( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,013 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 arranged entries usually include biographical sketch, nationality, era, selected writings list, additional readings, and anthologies."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
At the edge of the orchard : a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
James Goodenough, whose family had originally settled in Connecticut from England brings his family to Ohio to carve out a new life for them in the Black Swamp in 1838. Fifteen years later their youngest son, Robert, who has been running west to escape his memories of the past, takes solace in a very different kind of tree--the redwoods and sequoias of California. But Robert's past catches up with him and he's forced to confront what he's running from and work out for himself that you can't run forever
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 968 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 stony 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
Contemporary poets by James Vinson( Book )
21 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Contains biographical entries, a list of separately published books, and an essay on each poet
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 904 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
Twentieth-century children's writers by Laura Standley Berger( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 libraries worldwide
Alfabetisch naslagwerk over ruim 800 auteurs en illustratoren van engelstalige jeugdboeken uit de 20e eeuw
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by James Kay( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
The virgin blue by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
22 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
Contemporary world writers by Tracy Chevalier( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 581 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
 
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Alternative Names
Chevalier, Tracy
Chevalier, Tracy 1962-
Ševalije, Trejsi.
Ševaljē, Treisija 1962-
Syuballie, T'ŭreisi
Tracy Chevalier Amerikaans schrijfster
Tracy Chevalier amerikansk författare
Tracy Chevalier amerikansk skribent
Tracy Chevalier écrivain américaine
Tracy Chevalier scrittrice statunitense
Tracy Chevalier US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Трейси Шевалье
Трейсі Шевальє
Трејси Шевалие американска писателка
Шевалье, Трейси
טרייסי שבלייה
שבליה, טריסי 1962-
שבלייה, טרייסי
שבלייה, טרייסי 1962-
שבלייה, טרייסי. ידין, ליטל
ترسی شوالیر نویسنده آمریکایی
슈발리에, 트레이시
슈발리에, 트레이시 1962-
트레이시 슈발리에
シュヴァリエ, トレイシー
トレイシー・シュヴァリエ
特蕾西·舍瓦利耶
Languages
English (635)
Spanish (78)
French (52)
German (37)
Italian (25)
Russian (13)
Hungarian (10)
Polish (6)
Persian (6)
Hebrew (6)
Chinese (5)
Serbian (5)
Vietnamese (4)
Turkish (4)
Slovenian (4)
Croatian (3)
Swedish (3)
Czech (2)
Korean (2)
Albanian (1)
Bengali (1)
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