American Creation by Joesph Ellis
... John Ellis, American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic. Published by Knopf, 1st edition, October 30, 2007, Hardcover; 304 pages.
Place of Publication: U S, NYC.
Joseph Ellis is a professor of history and dean (and even acting president) at Mount Holyoke College, and an award winning writer of history. His book, Founding Brothers: the Revolutionary Generation (2000) received Pulitzer Prize in 2001. American Sphinx: the Character of Thomas Jefferson is another one of his famous books. President Thomas Jefferson the icon for many is presented here as a human being, who fathered children by one of his slaves Sally Hemings. American Sphinx won National Book Award in 19...