Tracy Chevalier: Finding the story inside the painting
Tracy Chevalier - Author
Novelist Tracy Chevalier is the author of "Girl With a Pearl Earring." Full bio
About the speaker:Tracy Chevalier - Author
Novelist Tracy Chevalier is the author of "Girl With a Pearl Earring."
Why you should listen
Tracy Chevalier pulls stories from paintings and historical episodes, finding the human thread behind opaque images. Her best-known book is Girl With a Pearl Earring, inspired by a Vermeer painting; other books include The Lady and the Unicorn and Burning Bright, about two children who become neighbours of William Blake. Her upcoming book, The Last Runaway, tells a story from the Underground Railroad.
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