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The Known World

The Known World

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2006
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0061159174
ISBN13
9780061159176
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One of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, The Known World is a daring and ambitious work by Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones.

The Known World tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, th
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Edward P. Jones has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World . He received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004, and his first collection of short stories, Lost in the City , won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short-listed for the National Book Award. His most recent collection, All Aunt Hagar's Children , has become a bestseller. ...more