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Shannon Lanier is the sixth great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson and African-American slave, Sally Hemings. In 1998, Lanier embarked on a journey to uncover the history behind his heritage. Told from the multiple perspectives of Jefferson’s descendants, Jefferson’s Children is the story of Lanier’s travels across the country to meet his relatives from both sides of the family. The interviews and photographs contained paint a fascinating and complicated picture of a family that represents the larger family of America.

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The authors chronicle the history and recent gatherings of the descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, whose lineage was confirmed by DNA analysis in 1998. This is the story of the author's journey 200 years back in time and back and forth across family and racial lines. Photos.

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Shannon Lanier is sixth great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson. He is also black. How is this possible? Shannon and his family are the result of Thomas Jeffersons union with his slave mistress, Sally Hemings. Two hundred years later, the facts are still in dispute. Jeffersons Children is the story of Shannons travels across the country to meet his relatives from both sides of the family. The interviews and photographs contained paint a fascinating and complicated picture of a family that represents the larger family of America.

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ISBN:
9780375821684
Subtitle:
The Story of One American Family
Author:
Feldman, Jane
Author:
Shannon Lanier and Jane Feldman
Author:
Photographs by Jane Feldman
Author:
Feldman, Jane
Author:
Feldman, Jane
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - History - General
Subject:
Racially mixed people
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
And Landmark Books
Series Volume:
1525
Publication Date:
20021224
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.78x8.46x.48 in. 1.06 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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Product details 160 pages Random House Books for Young Readers - English 9780375821684 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The authors chronicle the history and recent gatherings of the descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, whose lineage was confirmed by DNA analysis in 1998. This is the story of the author's journey 200 years back in time and back and forth across family and racial lines. Photos.
"Synopsis" by , Shannon Lanier is sixth great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson. He is also black. How is this possible? Shannon and his family are the result of Thomas Jeffersons union with his slave mistress, Sally Hemings. Two hundred years later, the facts are still in dispute. Jeffersons Children is the story of Shannons travels across the country to meet his relatives from both sides of the family. The interviews and photographs contained paint a fascinating and complicated picture of a family that represents the larger family of America.
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