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The known world

by Edward P. Jones

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Published by Amistad in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American plantation owners -- Fiction,
  • African American slaveholders -- Fiction,
  • Plantation life -- Fiction,
  • Slavery -- Fiction,
  • Slaves -- Fiction,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Virginia -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward P. Jones.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination388 p.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23270970M
    ISBN 100060557540
    LC Control Number2003040389

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None of his property grows teary-eyed, though, at the news that Henry Townsend. Edward P. Jones, the New York Times bestselling author, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World; he also received a MacArthur Fellowship in His first collection of stories, Lost in the City, won the /5().

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The Known World (Book): Jones, Edward P.: Henry Townsend, a black farmer, bootmaker, and former slave, has a fondness for Paradise Lost and an unusual mentor -- William Robbins, perhaps the most powerful man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County.

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