Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination
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Hailed by critics and embraced by readers, “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs” is one of the richest and most insightful accounts of Thomas Jefferson in a generation. Annette Gordon-Reed has teamed with Peter S. Onuf to present a provocative and absorbing character study, “a fresh and layered analysis” that reveals our third president as “a dynamic, complex and oftentimes contradictory human being”. Gordon-Reed and Onuf fundamentally challenge much of what we thought we knew, and through their painstaking research and vivid prose create a portrait of Jefferson, as he might have painted himself, one “comprised of equal parts sun and shadow”.
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April 4, 2017