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GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING by Tracy. Chevalier - Hardcover - First Edition - 1999-01-01 - from Ergodebooks and Biblio.com

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GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING

by Tracy. Chevalier

Condition: Used:Good


HARPER COLLINS, 1999-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Used:Good.

A sumptuous new look for Tracy Chevalier's bestselling novel. Griet, the young daughter of a tilemaker in seventeeth century Holland, obtains her first job, as a servant in Vermeer's household. Tracy Chevalier shows us, through Griet's eyes, the complicated family, the society of the small town of Delft, and life with an obsessive genius. Griet loves being drawn into his artistic life, and leaving her former drudgery, but the cost to her own survival may be high.




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