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The Known World

Jones, Edward P. (Downloadable Audiobook - 2004 )
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The Known World


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In one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Edward P. Jones, two-time National Book Award finalist, tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making certain he never circumvents the law, Townsend runs his affairs with unusual discipline. But when death takes him unexpectedly, his widow, Caldonia, can't uphold the estate's order and chaos ensues. In a daring and ambitious novel, Jones has woven a footnote of history into an epic that takes an unflinching look at slavery in all of its moral complexities.
Authors: Jones, Edward P.
Title: The known world
[downloadable audiobook]
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] :, Harper Audio,, 2004
Statement of Responsibility: Edward P. Jones
Notes: DO NOT PLACE HOLD HERE. CLICK ON LINK TO ACCESS FILE
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Unabridged
Duration: 14:20:18
Summary: In one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Edward P. Jones, two-time National Book Award finalist, tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making certain he never circumvents the law, Townsend runs his affairs with unusual discipline. But when death takes him unexpectedly, his widow, Caldonia, can't uphold the estate's order and chaos ensues. In a daring and ambitious novel, Jones has woven a footnote of history into an epic that takes an unflinching look at slavery in all of its moral complexities.
Additional Contributors: Free, Kevin R.
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