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Jefferson and Monticello : the biography of a builder

Author: Jack McLaughlin
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, Inc., [1988] ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography focusing on the domestic life of Thomas Jefferson and the building of his home Monticello.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack McLaughlin
ISBN: 0805004823 9780805004823
OCLC Number: 16579367
Notes: Floor plan on lining papers.
Description: viii, 481 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "A very long time maturing his projects" --
All warm in the bosom of the house --
"Today my workmen assemble" --
To possess living souls --
"Moved to Monticello" --
The mistress of Monticello --
"The sublimated philosopher" in Paris --
"A shelter to unite under: O welcome hour whenever!" --
A single example of chaste architecture --
The guardian spirit of the place --
Afterword --
A Jefferson chronology --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Jack McLaughlin.
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A biography focusing on the domestic life of Thomas Jefferson and the building of his home Monticello.

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