Book cover for Jefferson's Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America by Catherine Kerrison
Biography & Autobiography

Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America

The remarkable untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s three daughters—two white and free, one black and enslaved—and the divergent paths they forged in a newly independent America
 
FINALIST FOR THE GEORGE WASHINGTON PRIZE • “Beautifully written . . . To a nuanced study of Jefferson’s two white daughters, Martha and Maria, [Kerrison] innovatively adds a discussion of his only enslaved daughter, Harriet Hemings.”—The New York Times Book Review
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