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Jones’ debut novel, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003, is set in Virginia twenty years before the Civil War. Its premise is built on slave owners who, like their slaves, are black.  But to reduce this book as such would be an injustice to the moral complexities of slavery Jones is able to investigate in a multi-layered novel. The novel’s structure is as complex as its theme, jumping around in time and encompassing a large cast of characters. It is the type of book that, as soon as it was released, became an instant classic.

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