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Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings An American Controversy

ISBN-10: 0813918332

ISBN-13: 9780813918334

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Annette Gordon-Reed

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 3/29/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
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.

Preface
Genealogical Tables
Introduction
Madison Hemings
James Callender
The Randolphs and the Carrs
Thomas Jefferson
Sally Hemings
Summary of the Evidence
Conclusion
Key to Important Names
The Memoirs of Madison Hemings
The Memoirs of Israel Jefferson
Henry S. Randall to James Parton, June 1, 1868
Ellen Randolph Coolidge to Joseph Coolidge, October 24, 1858
Notes
Bibliography
Index