The Hemingses of Monticello
An American Family
Publication Date: October 2008
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Historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed presents this epic work that tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family, and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson.
Annette Gordon-Reed is a professor of law at New York Law School and a professor of history at Rutgers University. She is also the author of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy. She lives in New York City. Karen White is a classically trained actress who has been recording and directing audiobooks for more than ten years. An Audie Award finalist and Best Audiobook of the Year 2009 winner for The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon Reed, she has earned many AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for Too Good to Be True by Erin Arvedlund and Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz. Of Karen's narration of Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick, Publishers Weekly says, "Karen White delivers a stunning reading, her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience."
"[Listeners] will find it absorbing." ---The New York Times