Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

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Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf


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MOST BLESSED OF THE PATRIARCHS: THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE EMPIRE OF THE IMAGINATION is a character study by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and her co author who is America's leading Jefferson scholar. The book follows Jefferson from birth to death and not only gives a true picture of the man, but dispels many of the clichés forever associated with this icon. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere in the United States. You may view every Booksmith Timeless Classic by clicking


THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Annette Gordon-Reed and co-author Peter Onuf on the title page at their offices. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing and comes with a certificate authenticating the signature. Published in April, 2016 by Liveright, an imprint of W.W. Norton.


ANNETTE GORDON-REED (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) has received a MacArthur Fellowship, The National Humanities Medal, the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. She teaches at Harvard Law School. Thank you Annette Gordon-Reed for signing our books.


PETER ONUF (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is the Thomas Jefferson Professor at the University of Virginia and is considered the leading authority on Jefferson in America. Thank you Peter Onuf for signing our books.

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