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Monticello: A Family Story
     

Monticello: A Family Story

by Elizabeth Langhorne
 

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Thomas Jefferson, the public man, is a familiar and oft-chronicled figure. But the private Thomas Jefferson has been little studied. Now Elizabeth Langhorne, drawing upon public records and hitherto-unpublished documents, has produced an intimate and fascinating account of our third president and numerous members of his family, including some of his slaves, as they

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Thomas Jefferson, the public man, is a familiar and oft-chronicled figure. But the private Thomas Jefferson has been little studied. Now Elizabeth Langhorne, drawing upon public records and hitherto-unpublished documents, has produced an intimate and fascinating account of our third president and numerous members of his family, including some of his slaves, as they lived their private and sometimes tumultuous lives at Jefferson's beloved Monticello. Includes illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616202286
Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date:
04/30/1987
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Langhorne is the author of Nancy Astor and Her Friends and the coauthor of A Virginia Family and Its Plantation Houses and has written historical monographs and number articles for scholarly journals and magazines.

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