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The Hemingses of Monticello

An American Family

The Hemingses of Monticello( )
Author: Gordon-Reed, Annette
ISBN:978-0-393-33776-1
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $34.95
Book Description:

Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: "[A] commanding and important book." --Jill Lepore, The New Yorker

Author Biography
Gordon-Reed, Annette (Author)
Annette Gordon-Reed grew up in east Texas. She majored in History at Dartmouth College, graduating in 1981, and then attended Harvard Law School. Gordon-Reed worked as an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel and was Counsel to the New York City Board of Corrections before becoming a professor of law at New York Law School in 1992.

Gordon-Reed wrote the book Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy after first becoming interested in the president as a child. She co-authored Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir and wrote Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History. Gordon-Reed is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Hemingses of Monticello.

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