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Edward P. Jones


Born
in Washington, District of Columbia, The United States
October 05, 1950

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Edward P. Jones has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World. He received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004, and his first collection of short stories, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short-listed for the National Book Award. His most recent collection, All Aunt Hagar's Children, has become a bestseller. ...more

Average rating: 3.84 · 53,216 ratings · 4,676 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Black Boy

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4.06 avg rating — 51,070 ratings — published 1945 — 175 editions
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The Known World

3.79 avg rating — 42,357 ratings — published 2003 — 48 editions
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Notes of a Native Son

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4.37 avg rating — 16,353 ratings — published 1955 — 40 editions
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Lost in the City

4.06 avg rating — 2,943 ratings — published 1992 — 6 editions
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All Aunt Hagar's Children: ...

3.81 avg rating — 1,953 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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State by State: A Panoramic...

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3.75 avg rating — 1,260 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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New Stories from the South:...

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Old Boys, Old Girls

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All Aunt Hagar’s Children: ...

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The Store

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“We are all worthy of one another.”
Edward P. Jones, The Known World

“The hitter can never be the judge. Only the receiver of the blow can tell you how hard it was, whether it would kill a man or make a baby just yawn.”
Edward P. Jones, The Known World

“A woman, no matter the age, is always learning, always becoming. But a man . . . stops learning at fourteen or so.”
Edward P. Jones, The Known World

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