Title Profile & Character Information

The Hemingses of Monticello

Annotation
Annette Gordon-Reed is a professor of law at New York Law School and a professor of history at Rutgers University.

Awards
2008  National Book Awards
2009  Pulitzer Prize
2009  American Library Association Notable Books
2009  Frederick Douglass Prize
2008  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
2009  George Washington Book Prize
2008  New York Times Notable Books of the Year

GenreNonFiction
Historical
Sociological
Biography
TopicsAfrican American families
African Americans
Plantation life
Plantation owners
American history
Black history
Slaves
Slavery
U.S. presidents
Family relationships
SettingVirginia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Paris, France