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Girl with a pearl earring

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In seventeenth-century Delft, there's a strict social order -rich and poor, Catholic and Protestant, master and servant -and all know their place. When Griet becomes a maid in the household of the painter Johannes Vermeer, she thinks she knows her role: housework, laundry, and the care of his six children. She even feels able to handle his shrewd mother-in-law; his restless, sensual wife; and their jealous servant. What no one expects is that Griet's quiet manner, quick perceptions, and fascination with her master's paintings will draw her inexorably into his world. Their growing intimacy sparks whispers; and when Vermeer paints her wearing his wife's pearl earrings, the gossip escalates into a full-blown scandal that irrevocably changes Griet's life.Written with the precision and focus of an Old Master painting, Girl With a Pearl Earring is a vivid portrait of colorful seventeenth-century Delft, as well as the hauntingly poignant story of one young girl's rite of passage.
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Full title girl with a pearl earring
Author chevalier tracy
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author Tracy Chevalier
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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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subject_facet Artists' models -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Delft (Netherlands) -- Fiction, Netherlands -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Fiction, Netherlands -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Painters -- Netherlands -- Fiction, Painting -- Fiction, Vermeer, Johannes, -- 1632-1675 -- Fiction, Women domestics -- Fiction
title_display Girl with a pearl earring
title_full Girl With a Pearl Earring A Novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Girl with a pearl earring / Tracy Chevalier, Girl with a pearl earring [sound recording] / Tracy Chevalier
title_short Girl with a pearl earring
topic_facet Artists' models, Audiobooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Painters, Painting, Social life and customs, Vermeer, Johannes, Women domestics