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The Known World
Original Author: Edward P. Jones
Created: 2003
Medium: Book cover
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers / Amistad

The Known World

Edward P. Jones' 2003 novel The Known World won the Pulitzer Prize for its depiction of a topic that has received little historical attention: the fact that, prior to the Civil War, there were free black slaveholders living in Virginia.

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