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The Known World

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Masterful Pulitzer-prize winning literary epic about slavery, plantation life and our relationship to both, in the past and the present. Henry Townsend, a black farmer, boot maker, and former slave becomes proprietor of his own plantation -- as well as his own slaves. When he dies, his widow, Caldonia, succumbs to profound grief, and things begin to fall apart: slaves take to escaping under the cover of night, and families who had once found love beneath the weight of slavery begin to betray one another. Beyond the ...

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000719529X

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9780007195299

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The Known World
2017, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780062692344

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The Known World
2013, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061159176

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The Known World
2004, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060557553

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The Known World
2004, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007195305

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The Known World
2004, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060749910

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The Known World
2004, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007195299

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The Known World
2003, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060557546

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The Known World
2003, HarperAudio

ISBN-13: 9780060569433

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