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Jefferson's Secrets : Death and Desire at Monticello
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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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  • ISBN-13: 9780465008131
  • ISBN-10: 0465008135
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: March 2006
  • Dimensions: 9.16 x 6.68 x 0.83 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Page Count: 368