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Monticello: A Family Story
Thomas Jefferson, the public man, is a familiar and oft-chronicled figure. But the private Thomas Jefferson has been little studied. Now Elizabeth Langhorne, drawing upon public records and hitherto-unpublished documents, has produced an intimate and fascinating account of our third president and numerous members of his family, including some of his slaves, as they lived t ...more
ebook, 316 pages
Published April 30th 1987 by Algonquin Books
(first published April 1987)
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I enjoyed this third book of my quest to learn about the women who married the American presidents. There is little to learn about his wife here but lots about his daughters and about Jefferson and the people who surrounded him in private life.