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The known world [cd] / by Edward P. Jones.

Authors: Jones, Edward P.
Call number: CD FIC JON
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2003.
Publication date: p2003.
Subject: African American plantation owners -- Fiction.
African American slaveholders -- Fiction.
Plantation life -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Slaves -- Fiction.
Fiction on cd.
Virginia -- Fiction.
Title: The known world [cd] / by Edward P. Jones.
Physical description: 12 audio discs (14.25 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Narrated by Kevin R. Free.
Notes: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Summary note: Henry Townsend, a former slave, has a fondness for Paradise Lost and an unusual mentor--William Robbins, perhaps the most powerful white man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County. Under Robbins's tutelage, Henry becomes proprietor of his own plantation as well as his own slaves. Henry tragically fails to understand the fundamental flaws in his thinking that he can be a better slave master than a white man.
Awards note: Pulitzer Prize winner, 2004.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.
Added author: Free, Kevin R.
ISBN: 1402568150
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|957416
Bib No.: 957416

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