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Reclamation : Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a descendant's search for her family's lasting legacy

text Reclamation : Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a descendant's search for her family's lasting legacy

Summary

Chronicling her remarkable journey to definitively understand her heritage and reclaim it, a black descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings' family offers a compelling portrait to ensure the nation lives up to the ideals advocated by her legendary ancestor.

Contents
Eastland Gardens -- Deanwood -- Las Vegas: a turning point -- Washington, DC: the Jefferson question -- Howard University -- Roots -- Chicago -- Georgia -- Wedding of the year -- A prayer and a poem -- An ode to the Jessups -- Marriage -- Death al... Read more
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Description
xix, 266 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Publisher
Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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