Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

by Charles Cerami
     
 

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The Constitution was two years old and the United States was in serious danger. Bitter political rivalry between former allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the union. Then a single great evening achieved compromises that led to America's great expansion. This book celebrates Thomas Jefferson and his two guests,…  See more details below

Overview

The Constitution was two years old and the United States was in serious danger. Bitter political rivalry between former allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the union. Then a single great evening achieved compromises that led to America's great expansion. This book celebrates Thomas Jefferson and his two guests, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, and the meal that saved the republic. In Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's, you'll discover the little-known story behind this pivotal evening in American history, complete with wine lists, recipes, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118130919
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
815,277
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Charles A. Cerami is the author of several popular histories, including the New York Times extended bestseller Jefferson's Great Gamble, Young Patriots, Benjamin Banneker, and other books.

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