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Henry Wiencek

Henry Wiencek
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Henry Wiencek, a nationally prominent historian and writer, is the author of several books, including The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999, and, most recently, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves.

National Book Critics Circle Awards Winner

Henry Wiencek

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An Imperfect God by Henry Wiencek--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Henry Wiencek's biography An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America. When George Washington wrote his will, he made the startling decision to set his slaves free; earlier he had said that holding slaves was his "only unavoidable subject of regret."

Master of the Mountain

Henry Wiencek
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive Master of the Mountain—based on new information coming from archival research, archaeological work at Monticello, and hitherto overlooked or disregarded...

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An Imperfect God

Henry Wiencek
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An Imperfect God is a major new biography of Washington, and the first to explore his engagement with American slavery

When George Washington wrote his will, he made...

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The Hairstons

Henry Wiencek
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

The Hairstons is the extraordinary story of the largest family in America, the Hairston clan. With several thousand black and...

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