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American Sphinx by Joseph J. Ellis
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American Sphinx by Joseph J. Ellis
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Apr 07, 1998 | ISBN 9780679764410

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Praise

“Fascinating … an erudite and illuminating study.” —The New York Times
 
“This elegant book on Jefferson sets a standard—history at its best.” —Chicago Tribune Editor’s Choice
 
“A brilliant, unconventional look at Jefferson … beautifully written, cogently argues, full of both zealous scholarship and lively imagination.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer
 
“Magnificent.… Ellis has a Jeffersonian gift for language.” —Newsweek
 
“Lively and provocative … first-rate.” —David McCullough

Awards

Ambassador Book Award WINNER 1998

National Book Awards WINNER 1997

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