The Known World

The Known World

Audiobook CD - 2003
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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.
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, p2003, c2003
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780060762735
Branch Call Number: CD F JON
Additional Contributors: Free, Kevin R.

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