Thomas Jefferson: A Life

Thomas Jefferson: A Life

by Willard Sterne Randall

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Overview

Combining firsthand scholarship and material drawn from the Jefferson Papers, Willard Sterne Randall calls on his skills as an investigative journalist to challenge long-held assumptions about the reasoning, motives, and works of this sage, philosopher, politician, and romantic. Exploring both Jefferson’s interior and public struggles, Randall sheds important light on Jefferson’s thoughts on slavery and his relationship with the slave Sally Hemmings, as well as Revolutionary and diplomatic intrigues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060976170
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/04/2014
Series: Harper Perennial
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 736
Sales rank: 737,542
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.18(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Willard Sterne Randall is the prize-winning author of thirteen books, including Ethan Allen: His Life and Times; A Little Revenge: Benjamin Franklin at War with His Son; Thomas Jefferson: A Life; George Washington: A Life; and Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor. A finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, he is a professor of history at Champlain College and lives in Burlington, Vermont.

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