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Twilight at Monticello

Alan Pell Crawford

Twilight at Monticello

the final years of Thomas Jefferson

by Alan Pell Crawford

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Albemarle County,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Family,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Friends and associates,
  • Monticello (Va.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Presidents -- Retirement -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Plantation life -- Virginia -- Albemarle County -- History -- 19th century,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • Ex-Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • Albemarle County (Va.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan Pell Crawford.
    GenreCase studies, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE332.74 .C73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23218895M
    ISBN 109780812969467
    LC Control Number2009294304
    OCLC/WorldCa229027766

    Check out this great listen on Much has been written about Thomas Jefferson, with good reason: His life was a great American drama, one of the greatest, played out in compelling acts. He was the architect of our democracy, a visionary chief executive who expanded this nation's physica. TWILIGHT AT MONTICELLO is a breath of fresh air in the vast collection of Jeffersonian biographies. Crawford utilizes newly revealed personal letters and documents from the Library of Congress to create a notable picture of Jefferson's life after the presidency.

    At the age of sixty-six, Thomas Jefferson left the presidency and retired to his beloved home in Monticello. He died, famously on the 4th of July, at the age of eighty-three, and this book, based in part on thousands of family letters, tells the story Author: Alan Pell Crawford. And it is precisely that figure Alan Pell Crawford introduces to us in the revelatory Twilight at Monticello.'Crawford (Thunder on the Right) offers his own equally compelling look, in this case at Jefferson's life, post-presidency, from until his death in Author: Alan Pell Crawford.

    Monticello—home of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (POTUS3), 2nd Vice President, Secretary of State, Minister to France, Virginia governor. Author, Declaration of Independence, VA Statute for Religious Freedom. Founder, University of Virginia. World Heritage Site, Charlottesville, VA. Daily tours. Twilight at Monticello is an unprecedented and engrossing personal look at Thomas Jefferson in his final years that will change the way readers think about him. .


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