Thomas Jefferson: A Life by Willard Sterne RandallThomas Jefferson: A Life by Willard Sterne Randall

Thomas Jefferson: A Life

byWillard Sterne Randall

Paperback | February 4, 2014

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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.

Willard Sterne Randall is the prize-winning author of thirteen books, includingEthan 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 hist...
Title:Thomas Jefferson: A LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.18 inPublished:February 4, 2014Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060976179

ISBN - 13:9780060976170

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From Our Editors

This highly acclaimed biography captures, in a single volume, the complete picture of Thomas Jefferson's private and public life. Drawing on extensive research, Willard Sterne Randall presents a stirring biography that Publishers Weekly hailed as "a masterful . . . portrait that brings us closer to Jefferson than any previous biography"

Editorial Reviews

"A welcome, one-volume biography that strikes a balance between Jefferson's personal and public life."(New York Times)