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The Resource The known world, Edward P. Jones

The known world, Edward P. Jones

Label
The known world
Title
The known world
Statement of responsibility
Edward P. Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Henry Townsend, a African farmer and former slave, is befriended by the most powerful man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County and becomes proprietor of his own plantation, as well as of his own slaves
Summary
Jones's ambitious novel, which ranges between the past and future and back again to the present, weaves together the lives of freed and enslaved blacks, whites, and Indians -- and allows readers a deeper understanding of the enduring multidimensional world created by the institution of slavery
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2004.
  • BCALA Literary Award for First Novelist, 2004.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2005.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2003.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2004.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
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119898
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.O4813
LC item number
K58 2004
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The known world, Edward P. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8522155
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780060557546
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003040389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51519698
  • (Sirsi) i9780060557546
  • (OCoLC)51519698
Label
The known world, Edward P. Jones
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8522155
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780060557546
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003040389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51519698
  • (Sirsi) i9780060557546
  • (OCoLC)51519698

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