Thomas Jefferson: Author of America (Eminent Lives)
Publish date: August 2006
Pages no: 188
Edition language: English
, American History
, Biography Memoir
If anyone could cram Thomas Jefferson into under 200 pages it would be Christopher Hitchens (and even for him it’s a stretch). Yet, from the Barbary Pirates to Sally Hansen, the Louisiana Purchase and TJ’s oft-times nefarious VP, he manages to fit in quite a bit. While Hitchens is often the one to l...
Christopher Hitchens, Thomas Jefferson: Author of America (2009). In a short volume that seems to have achieved both commercial success and good reviews, Hitchens portrays Jefferson as not only the author of America (writer of the Declaration and purchaser of Louisiana), but as a symbol of the conf...
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