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Jefferson's Secrets
By Andrew Burstein

Jefferson's Secrets

Death and Desire at Monticello New edition

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Jefferson's Secrets by Andrew Burstein

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When Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826, he left behind a series of mysteries that have captured the imaginations of historical investigators for generations. In Jefferson's Secrets, Andrew Burstein draws on sources previous biographers have glossed over or missed entirely. Beginning with Jefferson's last days, Burstein shows how Jefferson confronted his own mortality. Burstein also tackles the crucial questions history has yet to answer: Did Jefferson love Sally Hemings? What were his attitudes towards women? Did he believe in God? How did he wish to be remembered? The result is a profound and nuanced portrait of the most complex of the Founding Fathers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465008131
ISBN-10: 0465008135
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Andrew Burstein

Andrew Burstein, a native New Yorker, is the Mary Frances Barnard Professor of 19th-Century U.S. History at the University of Tulsa. He is the author of six books on early America, including "The Passions of Andrew Jackson" and "Jefferson s Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello." Burstein lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma."

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