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Thomas jefferson [electronic resource] : The Art of Power. Jon Meacham.

Meacham, Jon. (Author). Herrmann, Edward. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780449011348 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (15 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2012.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Edward Herrmann.
Summary, etc.: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book ReviewThe Washington PostEntertainment WeeklyThe Seattle TimesSt. Louis Post-DispatchBloomberg BusinessweekIn this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power. Thomas Jefferson hated confrontation, and yet his understanding of power and of human nature enabled him to move men and to marshal ideas, to learn from his mistakes, and to prevail. Passionate about many things—women, his family, books, science,...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 528533 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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