Jefferson's Children: The Story of One American Family (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author




Jane Feldman is a professional photographer whose striking work has gained international attention in the field of advertising and among nonprofit organizations that promote youth empowerment. She is also the coauthor and photographer of "Jeffersons Children: The Story of One American Family, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. The author lives in New York City and the Berkshire Mountains.

Jane Feldman is a professional photographer whose striking work has gained international attention in the field of advertising and among nonprofit organizations that promote youth empowerment. She is also the coauthor and photographer of "Jeffersons Children: The Story of One American Family, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. The author lives in New York City and the Berkshire Mountains.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375821684
ISBN-10: 0375821686
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Publication Date: December 24th, 2002
Pages: 160
Language: English