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The known world / Edward P. Jones.

By: Jones, Edward P.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Amistad, c2003Edition: 1st ed.Description: 388 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0060557540.Subject(s): African Americans -- Fiction | Plantations -- Fiction | Plantation life -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | Slaves -- Fiction | Historical fiction | Virginia -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3560.O4813 | K58 2003Summary: Henry Townsend, a African farmer and former slave, is befriended by the most powerful man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County and becomes proprietor of his own plantation, as well as of his own slaves.
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Henry Townsend, a African farmer and former slave, is befriended by the most powerful man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County and becomes proprietor of his own plantation, as well as of his own slaves.

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