The Hemingses of Monticello an American family

Title The Hemingses of Monticello an American family
Names Gordon-Reed, Annette.
Book Number DB067564
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation African American professor chronicles four generations of the mixed-race Hemings family of Virginia in the context of slavery. Begins with Elizabeth (1735-1807), the daughter of a white man and a slave. Discusses Elizabeth's children, including Sally Hemings--Thomas Jefferson's mistress and his late wife's half sister. Nat'l Book Award. Pulitzer Prize. 2008.
Narrator Moore, Bob.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Long Book - LO
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Black Interest - BLK
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Booklist - National Book Award - BNBA
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Pulitzer Prize winner.
LC Subject African American families - Virginia - Albemarle County
African American families
African Americans - Biography
Racially mixed people - United States - Biography
Slaves - Virginia - Albemarle County - Biography
Albemarle County (Va.) - Biography
Monticello (Va.) - Biography
Call Number 973.460922 B ANF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 2008. 0393064778
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