Jefferson and His Time, Vol. 1: Jefferson the Virginian
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: October 2009
Duration: 16 hours 16 minutes
This is the first of six Pulitzer Prize-winning volumes on the life and times of Thomas Jefferson written by distinguished historian Dumas Malone. It is based on vast sources, which cover Jefferson's ancestry, youth, education, and legal career; his marriage and the building of Monticello; the drafting of the Declaration of Independence and the Notes on Virginia; his rich, fruitful legislative career; his highly controversial governorship; and his early services to the development of the West.
"Jefferson and His Time is a masterly achievement of scholarship, the finest biography of Jefferson we have or are likely to have, and a monumental triumph of the senior American historian."-New York Times Book Review