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Author Brodie, Fawn McKay, 1915-1981.

Title Thomas Jefferson : an intimate history / Fawn M. Brodie ; introduction by Annette Gordon-Reed.

Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton, [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  973.46092 JEF    AVAILABLE
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Description xxvi, 21-594 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Note Originally published: 1974.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-569) and index.
Contents The semi-transparent shadows -- The parents -- A sense of family -- A capacity for involvement -- A problem with the forbidden -- Martha Jefferson -- The revolutionary -- Jefferson and independence; the domestic problem -- The flight from power -- Jefferson and the war -- Jefferson writes a book -- The two Marthas -- The return to politics -- Restlessness and torment -- My head and my heart -- The second interlude -- Sally Hemings -- The revolutionary goes home -- The satellite sons -- Disillusionment in Eden -- Triangles at Monticello -- Candidate contre coeur -- Callender -- Jason -- Betrayal -- Jefferson under attack -- Death, hatred, and the use of silence -- Jefferson and Burr -- A genius for peace -- Like a patriarch of old -- Writer of letters -- The Monticello tragedy -- Reminiscences of Madison Hemings -- Reminiscences of Israel Jefferson -- "My head and my heart" -- The family denial.
Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Relations with women.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Relations with slaves.
Hemings, Sally.
ISBN 9780393338331 (pbk.)
0393338339 (pbk.)
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