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Jefferson

Dumas Malone

Published October 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780786114191
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The Sage of Monticello is the sixth and final volume of Dumas Malones 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 ofMoreThe Sage of Monticello is the sixth and final volume of Dumas Malones 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 brilliantly recounts the accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties of Jeffersons last seventeen yearsincluding his retirement from the presidency, his personal tribulations, and his major role in the founding of the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia. This is a fitting final chapter in the life of one of Americas greatest men.