Coverart for item
The Resource The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family
Title
The Hemingses of Monticello
Title remainder
an American family
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian and legal scholar 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
Awards note
  • National Book Award winner, 2008.
  • Pulitzer Prize winner, History, 2009.
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winner, 2009.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon-Reed, Annette
Dewey number
  • 973.4/60922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hemings family
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Monticello (Va.)
  • Albemarle County (Va.)
  • Slaves
  • African American families
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Racially mixed people
  • National Book Awards
  • Pulitzer Prizes
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
I: Origins -- Young Elizabeth's world -- John Wayles : the immigrant -- The children of no one -- Thomas Jefferson -- The first Monticello -- In the home of a revolutionary -- II: The vaunted scene of Europe -- "A particular purpose" -- James Hemings : the provincial abroad -- "Isabel or Sally will come" -- Dr. Sutton -- The rhythms of the city -- The eve of revolution -- "During that time" -- Sarah Hemings : the fatherless girl in a patriarchal society -- The teenagers and the woman -- "His promises, on which she implicitly relied" -- "The treaty" and "Did they love each other?" -- The return -- III: On the mountain -- Hello and goodbye -- Equilibrium -- The brothers -- Philadelphia -- Exodus -- The second Monticello -- Into the future, echoes from the past -- The ocean of life -- The public world and the private domain -- "Measurably happy" : the children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings -- Retirement for one, not for all -- Endings and beginnings
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393337761
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn225087744
  • 340173
  • (OCoLC)225087744
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
I: Origins -- Young Elizabeth's world -- John Wayles : the immigrant -- The children of no one -- Thomas Jefferson -- The first Monticello -- In the home of a revolutionary -- II: The vaunted scene of Europe -- "A particular purpose" -- James Hemings : the provincial abroad -- "Isabel or Sally will come" -- Dr. Sutton -- The rhythms of the city -- The eve of revolution -- "During that time" -- Sarah Hemings : the fatherless girl in a patriarchal society -- The teenagers and the woman -- "His promises, on which she implicitly relied" -- "The treaty" and "Did they love each other?" -- The return -- III: On the mountain -- Hello and goodbye -- Equilibrium -- The brothers -- Philadelphia -- Exodus -- The second Monticello -- Into the future, echoes from the past -- The ocean of life -- The public world and the private domain -- "Measurably happy" : the children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings -- Retirement for one, not for all -- Endings and beginnings
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393337761
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn225087744
  • 340173
  • (OCoLC)225087744

Library Locations

  • East Side BranchBorrow it
    524 South Stone St., Spokane, WA, 99202, US
    47.6514174 -117.3766966
  • Hillyard BranchBorrow it
    4005 North Cook St.Spokane, Spokane, WA, 99207, US
    47.6938586 -117.3735911
  • Indian Trail BranchBorrow it
    4909 West Barnes Rd., Spokane, WA, 99208, US
    47.740374 -117.482822
  • Northtown MallBorrow it
    4750 N. Division, Spokane, WA, 99207, US
    47.702828 -117.411161
  • STA PlazaBorrow it
    701 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA, 99201, US
    47.65793 -117.422613
  • Shadle BranchBorrow it
    W. 2111 Wellesley Ave., Spokane, WA, 99202, US
    47.7006273 -117.3781629
  • South Hill BranchBorrow it
    3324 South Perry St., Spokane, WA, 99203, US
    47.62407 -117.390642
  • Spokane Public LibraryBorrow it
    906 West Main Avenue, Spokane, WA, 99201, US
    47.659594 -117.425554
Processing Feedback ...