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Sally Hemings : a novel

Author: Barbara Chase-Riboud
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Barbara Chase-Riboud's moving and controversial novel recreates the love story of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, and his beautiful quadroon slave, Sally Hemings. Spanning two continents, sixty years, and seven presidencies, Sally Hemings explores the complex blend of love and hate, tenderness and cruelty, freedom and bondage, that made their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Chase-Riboud
ISBN: 0670616052 9780670616053
OCLC Number: 4194850
Notes: "A Seaver book."
Description: 348 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Chase-Riboud.

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Barbara Chase-Riboud's moving and controversial novel recreates the love story of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, and his beautiful quadroon slave, Sally Hemings. Spanning two continents, sixty years, and seven presidencies, Sally Hemings explores the complex blend of love and hate, tenderness and cruelty, freedom and bondage, that made their lifelong liaison one of the most poignant and unforgettable chapters in American history.

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