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The known world

Author: Edward P Jones
Publisher: New York : Amistad, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When a plantation proprietor and former slave--now possessing slaves of his own--dies, his household falls apart in the wake of a slave rebellion and corrupt underpaid patrollers who enable free black people to be sold into slavery.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward P Jones
ISBN: 0060557540 9780060557546 0060557559 9780060557553
OCLC Number: 51519698
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 2004.
Description: 388 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The known world (novel) --
P.S.: An interview with Edward P Jones --
"The known world" dramatis personae --
"The girl who raised pigeons" (short story.)
Responsibility: Edward P. Jones.
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When a plantation proprietor and former slave--now possessing slaves of his own--dies, his household falls apart in the wake of a slave rebellion and corrupt underpaid patrollers who enable free black people to be sold into slavery.

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