Thomas Jefferson An Intimate History

ISBN-10: 0393338339

ISBN-13: 9780393338331

Edition: 2010

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Annette Gordon-Reed grew up in east Texas. She majored in History at Dartmouth College, graduating in 1981, and then attended Harvard Law School. Gordon-Reed worked as an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel and was Counsel to the New York City Board of Corrections before becoming a professor of law at New York Law School in 1992. Gordon-Reed wrote the book Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy after first becoming interested in the president as a child. She co-authored Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir and wrote Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History. Gordon-Reed is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Hemingses of Monticello.

Introduction, Annette Cordon-Reed
The Semi-Transparent Shadows
The Parents
A Sense of Family
A Capacity for Involvement
A Problem with the Forbidden
Martha Jefferson
The Revolutionary
Jefferson and Independence-The Domestic Problem
The Flight from Power
Jefferson and the War
Jefferson Writes a Book
The Two Marthas
The Return to Politics
Restlessness and Torment
My Head and My Heart
The Second Interlude
Sally Hemings
The Revolutionary Goes Home
The Satellite Sons
Disillusionment in Eden
Triangles at Monticello
Candidate � Contre Coeur
Jefferson under Attack
Death, Hatred, and the Uses of Silence
Jefferson and Burr
A Genius for Peace
Like a Patriarch of Old
Writer of Letters
The Monticello Tragedy
Reminiscences of Madison Hemings
Reminiscences of Israel Jefferson
"My Head and My Heart"
The Family Denial
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