Girl with a Pearl Earring: A Novel

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The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway

Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth

Tracy 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.

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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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Jan 1, 2001
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781101219478
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Biographical
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Literary
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Content protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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