Possessing both a layperson's unfettered curiosity and a lawyer's logical mind, Gordon-Reed writes with an irresistible style and compassion about Thomas Jefferson's sexual involvement with his slave Sally Hemings. Her fascinating and convincing argument: not that the alleged 38-year liaison necessarily took place but rather that the evidence for ...

Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy an American Controversy 1997, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813916989