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    • Thomas Jefferson 

    • By: R. B. Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Phil Holland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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