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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family

Author: Annette Gordon-Reed; Karen White
Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Annette Gordon-Reed tells the legendary story of the Hemingses of Monticello, an American slave family with direct blood ties to the American President Thomas Jefferson. Gordon-Reed vividly describes the relationships between Jefferson, his mistress, slave Sally Hemings, and the rest of the Hemings family.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Hemings family.; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson; Hemings family.; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Gordon-Reed; Karen White
ISBN: 9781400109753 1400109752 9781400139750 1400139759
OCLC Number: 263179973
Notes: Title from publisher's web page.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 31:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by Karen White.
Description: 25 sound discs (31 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Origins --
Young Elizabeth's world --
John Wayles: the immigrant --
The children of no one --
Thomas Jefferson --
The first Monticello --
In the home of a revolutionary --
II: The vaunted scene of Europe --
"A particular purpose" --
James Hemings: the provincial abroad --
"Isabel or Sally will come" --
Dr. Sutton --
The rhythms of the city --
The eve of revolution --
"During that time" --
Sarah Hemings: the fatherless girl in a patriarchal society --
The teenagers and the woman --
"His promises on which she implicitly relied" --
"The treaty" and "did they love each other?" --
The return --
III: On the mountain --
Hello and goodbye --
Equilibrium --
The brothers --
Philadelphia --
Exodus --
The second Monticello --
Into the future, echoes from the past --
The ocean of life --
The public world and the private domain --
"Measurably happy": the children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings --
Retirement for one, not for all --
Endings and beginnings.
Responsibility: Annette Gordon-Reed.

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Annette Gordon-Reed tells the legendary story of the Hemingses of Monticello, an American slave family with direct blood ties to the American President Thomas Jefferson. Gordon-Reed vividly describes the relationships between Jefferson, his mistress, slave Sally Hemings, and the rest of the Hemings family.

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