Wanneer Mary Anning in de rotsen aan de zuidkust van Engeland fossielen vindt van een onbekende dinosaurus, zet ze de wetenschappelijke wereld op zijn kop. De vondst stelt ideeën over de schepping van de aarde aan de kaak en wakkert het debat aan over de oorsprong van de mens. Maar in de academische wereld van de vroeg negentiende-eeuw waar mannen de dienst uitmaken, krijgt Mary al snel een dienst
Title
Opmerkelijke schepsels
Author
Tracy Chevalier
Translator
Miebeth Van Horn Elvira Veenings
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Remarkable creatures
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Orlando, 2017
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789492086518
CloudLibrary
3o5zpr9

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About Tracy Chevalier

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Tracy Rose Chevalier, (born October 19, 1962) is an American-British novelist. She is best known for her second novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, which was adapted as a 2003 film starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth.

Personal background

Tracy Chevalier was born on October 19, 1962, in Washington, D.C. She is the daughter of Douglas and Helen (née Werner) Chevalier. Her father was a photographer who worked with The Washington Post for more than 30 years. Her mother died in 1970, when Chevalier was eight years old. Chevalier has an older sister, Kim Chevalier, who resides in Soulan, France; and a brother, Michael Chevalier, who lives in Salida, Colorado. As of 2013, Chevalier lives in London with her husband, Jonathan Drori and son, Jacob.

She graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1980. After receiving her Bachelor's degree in English from Oberlin College in…Read more on Wikipedia

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