The Resource Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier

Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier

Label
Girl with a pearl earring
Title
Girl with a pearl earring
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Chevalier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
In this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings, history and fiction merge seamlessly in a luminous tale of artistic vision, sensual awakening, and daily life in the Netherlands of the 17th-century
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Fiction for Young Adults, 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
019952
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chevalier, Tracy
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Netherlands
  • Artists' models
  • Women household employees
  • Delft (Netherlands)
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, c1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20826913
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
233 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, c1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20826913
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
233 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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