The Resource The known world
- The known world
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- Edward P. Jones
- trueLiterary fiction
- trueAfrican American plantation owners
- trueHistorical fiction
- trueFugitive slaves
- trueVirginia -- Social conditions -- 19th century
- trueAfrican American fiction
- truePlantation life
- trueFreed slaves
- trueAfrican American slaveholders
- Virginia -- Fiction
- Slavery -- Fiction
- trueAntebellum America (1820-1861) -- 1820 -- 1861
- Plantation life -- Fiction
- Slaves -- Fiction
- trueHusband and wife
- African American plantation owners -- Fiction
- trueMen with disfigurements
- African American slaveholders -- Fiction
- trueWomen with disabilities
- trueAfrican Americans
- Historical fiction
- 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
- 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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- Dewey number
- no index present
- LC call number
- LC item number
- K58 2004
- Literary form
- Target audience
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