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Tracy Chevalier

Autor(a) de Girl with a Pearl Earring

29+ Works 38,971 Membros 1,319 Críticas 113 Favorited

About the Author

Tracy Chevalier was born on October 19, 1962 in Washington, D.C. After receiving a B.A. in English from Oberlin College, she moved to England in 1984 where she worked several years as a reference book editor. Leaving her job in 1993, she began a year-long M.A in creative writing at the University mostrar mais of East Anglia. She is the author of several novels including The Virgin Blue, Burning Bright, Remarkable Creatures, and The Last Runaway. Her novel Girl with a Pearl Earring was made into a film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Tracy Chevalier

Girl with a Pearl Earring (1999) 17,177 exemplares
The Lady and the Unicorn (2003) 4,764 exemplares
Falling Angels (2001) 3,591 exemplares
The Virgin Blue (1997) 3,542 exemplares
Remarkable Creatures (2009) 3,202 exemplares
Burning Bright (2007) 2,246 exemplares
The Last Runaway (2013) 1,685 exemplares
At the Edge of the Orchard (2016) 939 exemplares
A Single Thread (2019) 889 exemplares
New Boy (2017) 545 exemplares
Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre (2016) — Editor — 297 exemplares
Encyclopedia of the Essay (1997) — Editor — 26 exemplares
Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods (2011) — Editor & Contributor — 22 exemplares

Associated Works

Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times (2005) — Contribuidor — 254 exemplares
Girl with a Pearl Earring [2003 film] (2003) — Original novel — 207 exemplares
Alberta and Freedom (1931) — Prefácio, algumas edições137 exemplares
The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War (2015) — Contribuidor — 105 exemplares
Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People (2011) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
The Sunday Night Book Club (2006) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self (2018) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares

Etiquetado

a ler (1,413) Americano (108) Amizade (141) Arte (970) Audiobook (124) Biblioteca (105) book club (111) Delft (115) e-livro (111) Escravidão (114) Ficção (3,996) Ficção histórica (3,370) França (354) Fóssil (226) história (287) História da arte (141) histórico (685) Holanda (292) Inglaterra (422) Johannes Vermeer (504) Kindle (104) lido (488) Literatura (168) Literatura dos Estados Unidos (125) Londres (199) mulheres (217) Ohio (113) own (212) Paleontologia (132) Países Baixos (330) Pintura (219) por ler (140) Quaker (121) Romance (214) Romance (520) Romance histórico (145) Século XIX (221) Século XVII (268) Tapeçaria (160) William Blake (110)

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Chevalier, Tracy
Nome legal
Chevalier, Tracy Rose
Data de nascimento
1962-10-19
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
EUA
Local de nascimento
Washington, D.C., EUA
Locais de residência
London, England, UK
Educação
Oberlin College (B.A. ∙ 1984)
University of East Anglia (M.A. ∙ 1994)
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Ocupações
historical novelist
reference book editor
Prémios e menções honrosas
Fellow, Royal Society of Literature (2008)
Agente
Jonny Geller (Curtis Brown)

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Tracy Chevalier (born October 1962 in Washington, DC) is a bestselling historical novelist. She lives in London with her husband and son.

Chevalier was raised in Washington, D.C and graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Maryland. After receiving her B.A. in English from Oberlin College, she moved to England in 1984 where she worked several years as a reference book editor. Leaving her job in 1993, she began a year-long M.A in creative writing at the University of East Anglia.

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No Delft, no século 17, reina uma ordem social rigorosa, separando ricos e pobres, católicos e protestantes, patrões e criados. Quando Griet, de 16 anos, vai trabalhar de criada na casa do mais importante pintor da cidade, espera-se que ela saiba o seu lugar. Mas na casa de Vermeer, dominada por sua esposa de gênio instável e pela sobra dominadora, a jovem logo desperta a atenção do patrão. Cativado pelo seu jeito quieto, intuição e fascínio pela arte, Vermeer leva-a ais poucos para o seu mundo – um lugar calmo, de cor exótica e luz ofuscante, sombras que mudam e uma beleza inimaginável.… (mais)
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
29
Also by
9
Membros
38,971
Popularidade
#461
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
1,319
ISBN
703
Línguas
26
Marcado como favorito
113

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