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NOOK Daily Find! The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed for $3.45!

Well… Barnes & Noble has a new promo — the NOOK Daily Find: Today’s Great Book at a Great Price! So, Nook owners need not be envious of those with Kindles! 😉

And the new deal is…

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family‘ by Annette Gordon-Reed (W. W. Norton) is now available at the specially discounted price of $3.45 on the B&N Nookbooks site. Hopefully Amazon will price match!

Book Description

2009 Pulitzer Prize in History Winner, 2008 National Book Award for Nonfiction Winner, 2009 George Washington Book Prize Winner

This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been systematically expunged from American history until very recently. Now, historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed traces the Hemings family from its origins in Virginia in the 1700s to the family’s dispersal after Jefferson’s death in 1826. It brings to life not only Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson but also their children and Hemings’s siblings, who shared a father with Jefferson’s wife, Martha. The Hemingses of Monticello sets the family’s compelling saga against the backdrop of Revolutionary America, Paris on the eve of its own revolution, 1790s Philadelphia, and plantation life at Monticello. Much anticipated, this book promises to be the most important history of an American slave family ever written..

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