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Jones, Edward P.

Overview
Works: 39 works in 272 publications in 12 languages and 12,410 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Short stories  Essays  Autobiographies  Nonfiction novels  History  Rules  Interviews 
Roles: Author, win, Creator
Classifications: PS3560.O4813, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward P Jones
The known world by Edward P Jones( Book )

109 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 5,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a plantation proprietor and former slave--now possessing slaves of his own--dies, his household falls apart in the wake of a slave rebellion and corrupt underpaid patrollers who enable free black people to be sold into slavery
All Aunt Hagar's children by Edward P Jones( Book )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fourteen short stories is set in Washington, D.C., and follows morally complex characters caught between the old ways of the South and the temptations of modern city life
The known world by Edward P Jones( Recording )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and German and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Lost in the city by Edward P Jones( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the City features 15 poignant short stories, each set in Washington, D.C. Far removed from marble monuments and the offices of rich politicians, the nation's capital that Jones captures is inhabited by self-willed African-Americans struggling to live their lives as best they can
Lost in the city : stories by Edward P Jones( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fourteen short fiction stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones about the lives of African-American men and women struggling to survive in Washington, D.C
All Aunt Hagar's children by Edward P Jones( Recording )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jones has filled this new collection with people who call Washington, D.C. home. Yet it is not the city's power brokers that most concern him but rather its ordinary citizens"--Provided by the publisher
Lost in the city : stories by Edward P Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Lost in the City, his first book, Edward Jones shows that he is a serious new talent, one whose unaffected style is not only evocative and forceful, but filled with insight and poignancy. His debut is a welcome event in American writing
Notes of a native son by James Baldwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author shares his views of black thought and the conditions of black life in America during the 1940's and early 1950's
New stories from the South : the year's best, 2006( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Ferris's "Ghost Town Choir," set in Florida's Big Coppitt Key, begins with a son's witnessing a single mother's breakup rage, and also shows off a writer's ability to violate most of the rules of short fiction by using dual points of view. The tabloids inform Holly Goddard Jones's "Life Expectancy," which opens on a high school basketball coach's affair with a sophmore, and the haunting and horrifying portrait of a homicidal maniac in "Beauty and Virtue" by Augustín Maes is the strongest offering in the collection
Lost in the city : stories by Edward P Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The store : from the collection Lost in the city by Edward P Jones( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As both young and old struggle against the crushing obstacles of 1960s Washington, D.C., an unambitious young man grumbles his way through menial jobs until he ends up attending Georgetown University, in spite of himself
Im Labyrinth der Stadt : Erzählungen by Edward P Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perdus dans la ville : nouvelles by Edward P Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de nouvelles qui dressent un tableau de la communauté noire d'Amérique. La première nouvelle, qui a donné son nom à l'ouvrage, raconte l'histoire de Lydia, une jeune femme de moeurs très libres, apprenant par téléphone en pleine nuit, en compagnie d'un amant de passage, la mort de sa mère à l'hôpital. Elle monte alors dans un taxi et demande au chauffeur de la perdre dans la ville
Black boy : (American hunger) : a record of childhood and youth by Richard Wright( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author relates his life as an African American growing up in the South during the Jim Crow years
More faces of the future an interest-driven U.S.-Russia relationship ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : This is a good time to talk to politicians by Jing Kong( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program #796: Title: "More Faces of the Future. When the Ford Foundation launched its International Fellowship Program five years ago; the goals were simple. The Foundation sought to make graduate education possible for promising students from disadvantaged sectors of developing countries. And it wanted them to return home upon graduation rather than add to the outward migration of the brain drain. Now, there is substantial evidence that they are achieving both goals. These interviews with students from China, Nigeria and Guatemala show why."--Track sheet
Im Labyrinth der Stadt Erzählungen by Edward P Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa : this generation's challenge ; All Aunt Hagar's children ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : In Congress, courtesy matters ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : Learning from our mistakes by Kingsley Y Amoako( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program #798 : "Title: All Aunt Hagar's Children. Edward P. Jones gained great critical acclaim for his first collection of stories Lost in the City. His second book, the novel The Known World is widely considered to be a masterpiece and won Jones the Pulitzer Prize. In his latest work All Aunt Hagar's Children, Jones continues his sensitive, imaginative investigation of the promise and peril that mark the African American experience in Washington and environs"--Track sheet
Being a black man : at the corner of progress and peril by D.C.) Fort Lesley J. McNair (Washington( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing portrait of black men in America explores their lives and experiences with unusual depth and clarity
Notes of a native son by James Baldwin( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition published on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Baldwin's death, including a new introduction by an important contemporary writer Since its original publication in 1955, this first nonfiction collection of essays by James Baldwin remains an American classic. His impassioned essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. "A straight-from-the-shoulder writer, writing about the troubled problems of this troubled earth with an illuminating intensity." 'Langston Hughes, The New York Times Book Review "Written with bitter clarity and uncommon grace." 'Time From the Trade Paperback edition
Tapestry by Edward P Jones( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The known world
Alternative Names
Eduardus P. Jones

Edward P. Jones Amerikaans schrijver

Edward P. Jones écrivain américain

Edward P. Jones scrittore statunitense

Edward P. Jones US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Jones, Edward Paul, 1950-

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エドワード・P・ジョーンズ

ジョーンズ, エドワード・P.

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All Aunt Hagar's childrenThe known worldLost in the cityLost in the city : storiesAll Aunt Hagar's childrenNew stories from the South : the year's best, 2006Im Labyrinth der Stadt : ErzählungenBlack boy : (American hunger) : a record of childhood and youthBeing a black man : at the corner of progress and peril