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The Resource The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family
Title
The Hemingses of Monticello
Title remainder
an American family
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family that had blood ties to Thomas Jefferson, who had an intimate relationship with Sally Hemings, his slave, and covers how the family of Elizabeth Hemings and John Wayles came under ownership to Jefferson through his marriage to Martha Wayles
Summary
Traces the history of the Hemings family from early eighteenth-century Virginia to their dispersal after Thomas Jefferson's death in 1826, and describes their family ties to the third president against a backdrop of Revolutionary America and the French Revolution
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2008.
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 2009.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Biography type
collective biography
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275074
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Pulitzer Prize
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Booklist starred
Dewey number
  • 973.4/6/0922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E332.74
LC item number
.G67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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an American family
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Geneal. tables on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 669-753) and index
Control code
21410169
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p.
Isbn
9780393064773
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables, maps
System control number
  • (rplri)43532
  • (IMchF)fol12084593
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Note
Geneal. tables on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 669-753) and index
Control code
21410169
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p.
Isbn
9780393064773
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables, maps
System control number
  • (rplri)43532
  • (IMchF)fol12084593

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