An intimate portrait of Thomas Jefferson's retirement years at Monticello captures this turbulent period in the former president's life, a period marked by personal and financial problems, domestic violence, depression, the disintegration of his family, contradictory feelings about slavery, the founding of the University of Virginia, and contributions to American political thought. 40,000 first printing.

  • United States
  • Presidents & Heads Of State
  • 19Th Century
  • State & Local
  • Jefferson, Thomas

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