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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family
Title
The Hemingses of Monticello
Title remainder
an American family
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
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Language
eng
Summary
Historian and legal scholar Gordon-Reed presents this epic work that tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family, and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson
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Title
The Hemingses of Monticello
Creator
Summary
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
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2008.
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 2009.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Biography type
collective biography
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275074
Cataloging source
OCoLC
Dewey number
  • 973.460922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.74
LC item number
.G67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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an American family
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an American family
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Annette Gordon-Reed
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
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Formerly CIP.
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
I: 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
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) a511518

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