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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
novels
Fiction
Novels (texts)
Novels
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
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
ALA Black Caucus Award, 2004 (First novel)
Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, 2004 Fiction
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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