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Fawn McKay Brodie: A Biographer's Life

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In this much-awaited biography, Newell G. Bringhurst portrays the life and career of Fawn McKay Brodie, author of some of the most widely read biographies of the twentieth century. Brodie's best-known work, Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, was the first scholarly treatment of Jefferson's relationship with his slave Sally Hemings, with whom he allegedly fathered children. Recent publication of DNA studies substantiating Brodie's claim have drawn renewed attention to her careful, if controversial, use of psychobiography ...

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Fawn McKay Brodie: A Biographer's Life
2003, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806131818

Hardcover

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