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    • Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann, Jon Meacham
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson’s genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Man and Biography Relevant to Our Day

    • By Darwin8u on 11-14-12

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

    • The Forgotten War That Changed American History
    • By: Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger
    • Narrated by: Brian Kilmeade
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa's Barbary coast routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves, demanding ransom and tribute payments far beyond what the new country could afford.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting history - terrible narrator

    • By School Nurse Cindy on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Astoria

    • John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
    • By: Peter Stark
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At a time when the edge of American settlement barely reached beyond the Appalachian Mountains, two visionaries, President Thomas Jefferson and millionaire John Jacob Astor, foresaw that one day the Pacific would dominate world trade as much as the Atlantic did in their day. Just two years after the Lewis and Clark expedition concluded in 1806, Jefferson and Astor turned their sights westward once again. Thus began one of history's dramatic but largely forgotten turning points in the conquest of the North American continent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Daring, greedy men take on nature and natives

    • By Pamela on 06-20-14
    • John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
    • By: Peter Stark
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 03-04-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 766 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Friends Divided

    • John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
    • By: Gordon S. Wood
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds or been more different in temperament. Jefferson, the optimist with enough faith in the innate goodness of his fellow man to be democracy's champion, was an aristocratic Southern slave owner while Adams, the overachiever from New England's rising middling classes, painfully aware he was no aristocrat, was a skeptic about popular rule and a defender of a more elitist view of government.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Read

    • By Jean on 12-22-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

    • By: Dennis Brindell Fradin
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and - what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life - a slave owner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GOOD

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-24-15

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Undaunted Courage

    • Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
    • By: Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated by: Cotter Smith
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
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    Adventure, politics, suspense, drama, diplomacy, romance, and personal tragedy combine to make this outstanding work of scholarship about Captain Meriwether Lewis, hand-picked by President Thomas Jefferson to explore and acquire the American West. Browse more Ambrose, including his latest, Nothing Like It in the World.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book

    • By Robert on 06-01-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

    • Islam and the Founders
    • By: Denise A. Spellberg
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1765, 11 years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur'an. This marked only the beginning of his lifelong interest in Islam, and he would go on to acquire numerous books on Middle Eastern languages, history, and travel, taking extensive notes on Islam as it relates to English common law. Jefferson sought to understand Islam notwithstanding his personal disdain for the faith, a sentiment prevalent among his Protestant contemporaries in England and America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Anonymous User on 03-30-18

    Regular price: $30.09

    • American Sphinx

    • The Character of Thomas Jefferson
    • By: Joseph J. Ellis
    • Narrated by: Susan O’Malley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For a man who insisted that life on the public stage was not what he had in mind, Thomas Jefferson certainly spent a great deal of time in the spotlight, even in his retirement. In American Sphinx, Ellis sifts the facts from the legend to find the heart of the man who, at the grass roots, is no longer liberal or conservative, agrarian or industrialist, pro- or anti-slavery, privileged or populist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New Download - Audio is GREAT!

    • By BP on 01-19-13

    Regular price: $21.68

    • The Jefferson Lies

    • Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson
    • By: David Barton
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    America, in so many ways, has forgotten: Its roots, its purpose, its identity - all have become shrouded behind a veil of political correctness bent on twisting the nation’s founding, and its founders, to fit within a misshapen modern mold. The time has come to remember again. In The Jefferson Lies, prominent historian David Barton sets out to correct the distorted image of once-beloved founding father Thomas Jefferson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stolen History

    • By Kindle Customer on 05-21-12
    • Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson
    • By: David Barton
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 04-13-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 405 ratings

    Regular price: $19.49

    • Thomas Jefferson 

    • By: R. B. Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Phil Holland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thomas Jefferson designed his own tombstone, describing himself simply as "Author of the Declaration of Independence and of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia". It is in this simple epitaph that R. B. Bernstein finds the key to this enigmatic Founder - not as a great political figure, but as leader of "a revolution of ideas that would make the world over again". In Thomas Jefferson, Bernstein offers the definitive short biography of this revered American - the first concise life in six decades. Bernstein deftly synthesizes the massive scholarship on his subject into a swift, insightful, evenhanded account.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary of a complicated man

    • By Steve Davis on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Thomas Jefferson Conducted Early Smallpox Vaccine Trials

    • By: Marissa Fessenden
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In May of 1980, the World Health Assembly declared the world free from smallpox. The disease that had killed millions of people every century for much of recorded history was gone (at least, outside of laboratories)—a triumph that began with English doctor Edward Jenner, who discovered in 1796 that a little bit of a similar virus from cows could protect humans.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Worst of Friends

    • Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the True Story of an American Feud
    • By: Suzanne Tripp Jurmain
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Celebrated for her nonfiction books aimed at young readers and listeners, award-winning author Suzanne Tripp Jurmain illuminates historical figures in fun and engaging ways. Worst of Friends draws listeners into the earliest days of America's history to profile the friendship and rivalry that grew between Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, both of whom would go on to become president of the United States.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable children's book about Founding Fathers

    • By Emily on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $1.88

    • The Pirate Coast

    • Thomas Jefferson, The First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805
    • By: Richard Zacks
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
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    After Tripoli declared war on the United States in 1801, Barbary pirates captured 300 U.S. sailors and marines. President Jefferson sent navy squadrons to the Mediterranean, but he also authorized a secret mission to overthrow the government of Tripoli. He chose an unlikely diplomat, William Eaton, to lead the mission, but before Eaton departed, Jefferson grew wary of the affair and withdrew his support.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT

    • By Stewart Kennedy on 08-12-05
    • Thomas Jefferson, The First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805
    • By: Richard Zacks
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 07-01-05
    • 4 out of 5 stars 476 ratings

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Thomas Jefferson: A Life from Beginning to End

    • One Hour History: US Presidents, Book 4
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Derek Jeck
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    Thomas Jefferson left his imprint on his state of Virginia; his young country, the United States; France, where he served as ambassador; and the world, where his opposition to tyranny and his advocacy of freedom have inspired generations to believe that the pursuit of happiness, as he wrote in his Declaration of Independence, is an unalienable right.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Thomas Jefferson and His Time, Volume 1

    • The Virginian
    • By: Dumas Malone
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the first volume of distinguished historian Dumas Malone's Pulitzer Prize-winning six-volume work on the life and times of Thomas Jefferson. Based on a myriad of sources, it covers Jefferson's ancestry, youth, education, and legal career; his marriage and the building of Monticello; the drafting of the Declaration of Independence and the Notes on Virginia; his rich, fruitful legislative career; his highly controversial governorship; and his early services to the development of the West.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • thoroughly satisfying

    • By Robert on 01-22-08

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Summary: Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

    • By: Readtrepreneur Publishing
    • Narrated by: Steve Allen
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    Thomas Jefferson takes you into the mind of one of America’s most brilliant men and also one of its founding fathers. In this audio summary, you will get to know Jefferson and understand this complex individual and the way he always found the positive side in his errors as a way to improve. Dare to see the world as Thomas Jefferson saw it, a man who hated confrontation but had a deep understanding of power and of human nature. Get to know one of America’s founding father in this amazing audiobook.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Jefferson Bible

    • By: Thomas Jefferson
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
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    In the early 19th century, Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, conceived the idea of extracting a gospel purified of what he saw as extraneous philosophical, mythological, and theological elements. To do so, he took verses from the four canonical gospels and arranged them into a single narrative, focusing on the actual words of Jesus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thomas Jefferson's religious beliefs

    • By Wayne on 12-07-15

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence. But he was also a lawyer and an ambassador, an inventor and a scientist. He had a wide range of interests and hobbies, but his consuming interest was the survival and success of the United States.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty superficial

    • By GregMunno on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr and the Election of 1800

    • By: John Ferling
    • Narrated by: Desiree Fultz
    • Length: 26 mins
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    On the afternoon of September 23, 1800, Vice President Thomas Jefferson, from his Monticello home, wrote a letter to Benjamin Rush, the noted Philadelphia physician.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Thomas Jefferson and His Time, Volume 6

    • The Sage of Monticello
    • By: Dumas Malone
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Sage of Monticello is the sixth and final volume of Dumas Malone's epic masterwork, Jefferson and His Time, a biography begun in 1943 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1975. More wide ranging than the preceding volumes, The Sage of Monticello recounts the accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties of Jefferson's last 17 years, including his retirement from Washington and the presidency.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic work, so-so reading

    • By Dale on 09-06-11

    Regular price: $31.47

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