The Resource The known world, Edward P. Jones

The known world, Edward P. Jones

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The known world
Title
The known world
Statement of responsibility
Edward P. Jones
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Language
eng
Summary
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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Title
The known world
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
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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.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner, 2004
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.O4813
LC item number
K58 2003
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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The known world, Edward P. Jones
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
388 p.
Isbn
9780060557553
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003040389
Note
cat13rev,cat46,cat33rev
System control number
  • ocm51519698
  • 614862
  • (OCoLC)51519698

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
      39.5183352 -104.7537673
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