Remarkable creatures

Growing up fascinated with the fossils she collected on the beach, Mary Anning blossomed into a skillful amateur archaeologist. When she discovers an intriguing fossilized skeleton, townspeople and religious authorities react viciously. Barred from the scientific community and in love with an unavai...

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Main Author: Chevalier, Tracy.
Other Authors: Parry, Charlotte. (Narrator)
Lyons, Susan, 1957-
(Narrator)
Format: Spoken Word Recording Audio CD
Language:English
Published:Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2010.
Edition:Unabridged
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Main Author:Chevalier, Tracy.
Summary:Growing up fascinated with the fossils she collected on the beach, Mary Anning blossomed into a skillful amateur archaeologist. When she discovers an intriguing fossilized skeleton, townspeople and religious authorities react viciously. Barred from the scientific community and in love with an unavailable man, Mary turns to Elizabeth Philpot, a London exile, for friendship. Together, they look to make their way in the evolving nineteenth century through archaeology and scientific discovery.
General Notes:Compact discs.
Physical Description:8 sound discs (10.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer:Read by Charlotte Parry and Susan Lyons.
ISBN:9781440771743
144077174X
Author Notes:

Tracy Chevalier was born on October 19, 1962 in Washington, D.C. After receiving a B.A. in English from Oberlin College, she moved to England in 1984 where she worked several years as a reference book editor. Leaving her job in 1993, she began a year-long M.A in creative writing at the University of East Anglia.

She is the author of several novels including The Virgin Blue, Burning Bright, Remarkable Creatures, and The Last Runaway. Her novel Girl with a Pearl Earring was made into a film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson.

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