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The known world / by Edward P. Jones.

Jones, Edward P. (Author). Free, Kevin R. (Added Author). Griot Audio. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-CD Jones (Text) 78292000214830 Adult Audio Book Collection Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting CD HFIC JON (Text) 51735011244026 Adult department--Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1402568150
  • Physical Description: 12 audio discs (14.25 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2003, c2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Kevin R. Free.
Summary, etc.:
Henry Townsend, a former slave, has a fondness for Paradise Lost and an unusual mentor--William Robbins, perhaps the most powerful white man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County. Under Robbins's tutelage, Henry becomes proprietor of his own plantation as well as his own slaves. Henry tragically fails to understand the fundamental flaws in his thinking that he can be a better slave master than a white man.
System Details Note:
Compact discs.
Subject: African American plantation owners > Fiction.
African American slaveholders > Fiction.
Plantation life > Fiction.
Virginia > Fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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