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Author Chase-Riboud, Barbara.

Title The president's daughter [electronic resource] : a novel / Barbara Chase-Riboud.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Chicago Review Press, 2009.


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Summary Illuminating an enigma of the past, this is the provocative continuation of the irrefutable chronicle of Sally Hemings-Thomas Jefferson's mistress, the mother of his children, and the slave he would never set free, even when the scandal nearly cost him the presidency. Epic in proportion yet rendered in exquisite detail, this controversial story begins in 1822, recounting the tale of Harriet Hemings, Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings' beautiful and headstrong slave daughter. Harriet is allowed to run away from Monticello and pass for white, as Jefferson had promised Sally their children would be able to do. Experiencing the turbulent events leading up to the American Civil War, Harriet eventually finds herself thrust into the very heart of the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Family -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Illegitimate children -- Fiction.
Children of presidents -- Fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Historical fiction.
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Other Form: Print version: Chase-Riboud, Barbara. President's daughter / New York : Crown Publishers, c1994. 0517598612 (hc) : (DLC)93042499
ISBN 9781569767337 (e-pub)
9781556529443 (print)
Standard No. 9781569767337

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