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