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Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Amistad Press; Reprint edition (30 Jun. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060557559
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060557553
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,370,885 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An incredible saga." -- Essence

"A stunning debut novel." -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"A major achievement." -- Time Out New York

"Heartbreaking....fascinating." -- Newsweek

"[A] powerful, multigenerational saga." -- Chicago Tribune Books

"Vivid....[An] epic novel." -- Book Magazine

Vivid....[An] epic novel. --Book Magazine

An incredible saga. --Essence

Heartbreaking....fascinating. --Newsweek

A major achievement. --Time Out New York

About the Author

Edward P. Jones, the New York Times bestselling author, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World; he also received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004. His first collection of stories, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short listed for the National Book Award. His second collection, All Aunt Hagar's Children, was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award. He has been an instructor of fiction writing at a range of universities, including Princeton. He lives in Washington, D.C.


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