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The known world

Author: Edward P Jones
Publisher: New York : Amistad, ©2003.
Series: Pulitzer Prize.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Fiction   Computer File : English : 1st editionView 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: Historical fiction
Fiction
Novels (texts)
Named Person: William (Fictitious character) Robbins; Caldonia (Fictitious character) Townsend
Material Type: Document, Fiction
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward P Jones
ISBN: 0060557540 9780060557546 0060557559 9780060557553 096513671X 9780965136716
OCLC Number: 51519698
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 2004.
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2003
Description: 388 pages ; 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.).
Series Title: Pulitzer Prize.
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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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/529930#Topic\/african_american_plantation_owners_fiction<\/a>> # African American plantation owners-Fiction<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American plantation owners-Fiction<\/span>\"@fr<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/529930#Topic\/african_american_slaveholders<\/a>> # African American slaveholders<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American slaveholders<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/529930#Topic\/plantation_life<\/a>> # Plantation life<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008108938<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Plantation life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/529930#Topic\/plantations<\/a>> # Plantations<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Plantations<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/529930#Topic\/slavery<\/a>> # Slavery<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008111718<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Slavery<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/529930#Topic\/slaves<\/a>> # Slaves<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008111715<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Slaves<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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