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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
November 16 2012
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About the Author - Jon Meacham is an Executive Editor at Random House and the former editor of Newsweek. Born in Chattanooga in 1969, he is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers American Lion (winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography), American Gospel, and Franklin and Winston. Meacham lives in New York City with his wife and children.
About the Book - In this magnificent biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the bestsellers American Lion and Franklin and Winston, gives us an intimate portrait of Thomas Jefferson, the human being, the president, the politician, enabling us to understand Jefferson as never before. “A true triumph. In addition to being a brilliant biography, Thomas Jefferson is a guide to the art of power . . . a fascinating look at how Jefferson wielded his driving desire for power and control.” (Walter Isaacson)