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Thomas Jefferson : an intimate history

Author: Fawn McKay Brodie
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [A Book-of-the-Month Club edView all editions and formats
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An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jefferson's inner life. Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race, and love--ambivalences that exerted a subtle but  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fawn McKay Brodie
ISBN: 9780393074802 0393074803
OCLC Number: 987989333
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 555-565) and index.
Description: 591 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Fawn M. Brodie.

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An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jefferson's inner life. Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race, and love--ambivalences that exerted a subtle but powerful influence on his political writing and his decision making. The portrait that results adds a whole new depth to those of the past.

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