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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family

Author: Annette Gordon-Reed
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the Hemings family from early eighteenth-century Virginia to their dispersal after Thomas Jefferson's death in 1826, and describes their family ties to the third president against a backdrop of Revolutionary America and the French Revolution.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hemings family.; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson; Hemings family.; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Gordon-Reed
ISBN: 9780393337761 0393337766
OCLC Number: 751265939
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2008.
Awards: National Book Award, 2008
Pulitzer Prize, 2009
Description: 802 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Annette Gordon-Reed.

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