Girl with a pearl earring: A Novel

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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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Grouping Title girl with a pearl earring
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display_description A maid becomes a model for the 17th century Dutch painter, Vermeer. The woman, an artisan's daughter with a strong power of observation, describes his manner of work, his household and life of the day, including the rigid class system and religious bigotry. A debut in fiction.
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subject_facet Artists's models -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Audiobooks (CD), Biographical fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Delft (Netherlands) -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Netherlands -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Fiction, Vermeer, Johannes, -- 1632-1675 -- Fiction, Women household employees -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
title_display Girl with a pearl earring
title_full Girl With a Pearl Earring A Novel, Girl with a pearl earring / Tracy Chevalier, Girl with a pearl earring [sound recording] / by Tracy Chevalier
title_short Girl with a pearl earring
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Artists's models, Audiobooks (CD), Fiction, Literature, Social life and customs, Vermeer, Johannes, Women household employees