The Resource The known world
- The known world
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- Edward P. Jones
- Slavery -- Fiction
- Plantation life -- Fiction
- truePlantation life
- trueMen with disfigurements
- trueAfrican American fiction
- trueAfrican American plantation owners
- African American plantation owners -- Fiction
- trueAfrican American slaveholders
- African American slaveholders -- Fiction
- trueAfrican Americans
- trueAntebellum America (1820-1861) -- 1820 -- 1861
- trueFreed slaves
- trueFugitive slaves
- trueHistorical fiction
- Historical fiction
- trueLiterary fiction
- trueHusband and wife
- trueWomen with disabilities
- trueVirginia -- Social conditions -- 19th century
- Virginia -- Fiction
- Slaves -- 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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