Master of the Mountain
Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.00|
| Book Description: |
Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasiveMaster of the Mountain—based on new information coming from archival research, archaeological work at Monticello, and hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Thomas Jefferson's own papers—opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's faraway world. We must, Wiencek suggests, follow the money.
Wiencek's Jefferson is a man of business and public affairs who makes a success of his debt-ridden plantation...