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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, an 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 and 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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
119898
Cataloging source
GEC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Edward P
Dewey number
FIC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.O4813
LC item number
K58 2004x
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American plantation owners
  • African American slaveholders
  • Large type books
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Virginia
  • African American plantation owners
  • African American slaveholders
  • Large type books
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
The known world, Edward P. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm55674644
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Harper large print ed.
Extent
563 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780060749910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55674644
Label
The known world, Edward P. Jones
Publication
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
ocm55674644
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Harper large print ed.
Extent
563 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780060749910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55674644

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