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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
Author
Subject
Genre
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
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Edward P
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.O4813
LC item number
K58 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American plantation owners
  • African American slaveholders
  • Plantation life
  • Virginia
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
Target audience
adult
Label
The known world, Edward P. Jones
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2007/08/10/the-known-world-by-edward-p-jones/
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780060557546
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003040389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 51519698
  • 423389
Label
The known world, Edward P. Jones
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2007/08/10/the-known-world-by-edward-p-jones/
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780060557546
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003040389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 51519698
  • 423389

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
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