The Sage of Monticello: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 6

Overview

The Sage of Monticello is the sixth and final volume of Dumas Malone's epic masterwork, Jefferson and His Time, a biography begun in 1943 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1975. More wide ranging than the preceding volumes, The Sage of Monticello brilliantly recounts the accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties of Jefferson's last seventeen years-including his retirement from the presidency, his personal tribulations, and his major role in the founding of the Library of Congress and the ...

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Overview

The Sage of Monticello is the sixth and final volume of Dumas Malone's epic masterwork, Jefferson and His Time, a biography begun in 1943 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1975. More wide ranging than the preceding volumes, The Sage of Monticello brilliantly recounts the accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties of Jefferson's last seventeen years-including his retirement from the presidency, his personal tribulations, and his major role in the founding of the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia. This is a fitting final chapter in the life of one of America's greatest men.

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Editorial Reviews

National Endowment for the Humanities
[W]ith splendid insight and artistry, Professor Dumas Malone has reconstructed the world through which Jefferson passed, and preserved and presented to us a complex and engaging Jefferson, in a masterpiece of humanistic scholarship.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786139972
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/6/2007
  • Series: Jefferson and His Time Series , #6
  • Format: MP3
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Meet the Author

Anna Fields has found her true home behind the microphone after beginning her career on the stage in Washington, D.C. She has garnered several AudioFile Earphones Awards and won the coveted Audie Award in 2004.

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