Best biography of Thomas Jefferson

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  1. labaptist

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    I am looking for a biography of Thomas Jefferson to read. One of my goals in life is to either read the biographies or autobiographies of each US President. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Johnv

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    The most notable scholar on Jefferson was Dumas Malone (1892 – 1986). He wrote "Jefferson and His Time, a six-volume biography of Jefferson. It went on to win a a Pulitzer Prize. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation published "Thomas Jefferson: A Brief Biography" in 1993, which was actually an essay written by Malone.
     

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