Book Review of
Thomas Jefferson The Art of Power
In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson’s genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power.
This presidential book was less bias then most books on president because the author praised and criticized Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was an amazing politician and accomplished a lot in his political career. He also had many flaws in his personal life which the author discusses. The book talks about a relationship that is believed to have gone on in between Thomas Jefferson and a slave that he owned. This book contains some information which may or may not be true, but most people do believe it to be fact.