The Known World
by Edward P. Jones
Hardcover- $17.89

Henry Townsend, a black bootmaker and former slave in antebellum Virginia, becomes a proprietor of his own plantation--as well as his own slaves. ...

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  "Interesting but Slow" by Wits-End (see profile) 08/08/06

If you can make it past the first 100 pagers, you will find a book that is interesting read. Now I heard Oprah say it was one of the best books she read in the last 10 years. I would not go that far. I say read it and judge it for yourself.

 
  "Haunting glimpse into the world of slavery" by mztupelo (see profile) 08/18/06

I really enjoyed this book. I was captivated by the story of black owned slaves. This was an excellent book group book. The members in our group found many, many topics to discuss with everyone highly enjoying the story.

 
  "several of us just couldn't finish it" by kennamom (see profile) 03/07/07

 
  "The Known World" by abodecare (see profile) 01/17/14

I enjoyed the book but thought there were too many people introduced through out!

 
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