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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A former slave, under the tutelage of a wealthy and powerful white man, becomes proprietor of his own plantation with his own slaves
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
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3560.O4813
LC item number
K58 2003
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American plantation owners
  • African American slaveholders
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
The known world, 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.
Control code
51519698
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780060557546
Lccn
2003040389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
The known world, 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.
Control code
51519698
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780060557546
Lccn
2003040389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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