Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - 594 pages
29 Reviews
Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race, and love-ambivalences that exerted a subtle but powerful influence on his political writing and his decision making. The portrait that results adds a whole new depth to those of the past.
  

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User Review  - Carol Fitzgerald - Goodreads

After reading several other biographies of our forefathers, I was not that impressed with the writing. Read full review

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User Review  - Salena Moffat - Goodreads

Very well written, but I've got to agree with reviewers who've said the book is far too steeped in psychoanalysis. Trying to find a person's every little motivation and flaw in their presumed hatred ... Read full review

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About the author (1974)

Fawn M. Brodie was professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of several noted biographies, including Thomas Jefferson and The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton

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