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The known world

Author: Edward P Jones
Publisher: New York : Amistad, 2006, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Amistad deluxe 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
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward P Jones
ISBN: 9780060557546 0060557540 9780060557553 0060557559 9780061159176 0061159174
OCLC Number: 71356150
Awards: Winner of International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005.
Description: 388, 28 p. ; 21 cm.
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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