The Hemingses of Monticello

An American Family

By Annette Gordon-Reed; Karen White (Read by)
(Tantor Media Inc, MP3 CD, 9781400159758)

Publication Date: October 2008

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Description

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.




About the Author
Annette Gordon-Reed is the author of "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family", for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History and the National Book Award. She holds three appointments at Harvard University: professor of law at Harvard Law School, professor of history in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. A MacArthur Fellow and a recipient of the National Humanities Medal, she is also the author of "Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy"; the coauthor with Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., of "Vernon Can Read!"; and the editor of "Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History". She lives in New York City.

Karen White has been narrating audiobooks since 1999, with more than two hundred to her credit. Honored to be included in "AudioFile"'s Best Voices and "Speaking of Audiobooks"'s Best Romance Audio 2012 and 2013, she is also an Audie Award finalist and has earned multiple "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and "Library Journal" starred reviews.


Praise For The Hemingses of Monticello

"[Listeners] will find it absorbing." ---The New York Times

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