The Vermeer Interviews: Conversations with Seven Works of Art

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Millbrook Press, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In this innovative look at seven paintings by Jan Vermeer, author Bob Raczka takes on the role of interviewer and the people in the paintings become his willing subjects. From The Milkmaid to The Geographer, Raczka teases out fascinating details about these gorgeous works of art and their mysterious creator. As you might imagine, after more than three hundred years of silence, the characters inside these paintings have much to share.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
An Everyday Beauty
5
A Bit Of Wanderlust
9
The Riddle Of The Sphinx
13
How To Read A Painting
17
Reflections And Rectangles
21
Mirror Mirror
25
Two Love Stories
29
Bibliography
32
Back Flap
33
Back Cover
34
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Bob Raczka lives with his wife, sons, daughter, and dog, Rufus, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He is the author of several children's books, but Guyku is his first with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Visit Bob at www.bobraczka.com

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