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Girl with a Pearl Earring

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History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earring tells the story of sixteen-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius . . . even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil.

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Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the story of 16-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius, even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil.

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ISBN:
9780756904913
Author:
Chevalier, Tracy
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Women domestics
Subject:
Artists' models
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
233
Dimensions:
7.50x4.90x.90 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the story of 16-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius, even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil.
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