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The known world

by Jones, Edward P.

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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. Full description

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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.
Physical Description: 388 pages ; 24 cm
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 2004.
ISBN: 0060557540
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0060557559
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