Published on: March 26, 2010Don’t miss an evening with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed April 8 at Lone Star College-CyFair.
Hear her presentation “Monticello Legacies: Writing the Lives of an Enslaved Family” at 7 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre of the Center for the Arts Building.
Dr. Gordon-Reed earned the 2008 National Book Award and the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her book “The Hemingses of Monticello.” This book is another examination of the relationship of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson, beginning with Sally’s mother and ending with Jefferson’s death. She first wrote about their relationship in her 1997 book “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy.”
Following her Thursday presentation, Dr. Gordon-Reed will sign copies of “The Hemingses of Monticello” available for purchase in the lobby.
Hosting this evening with Dr. Gordon-Reed, who teaches history at Rutgers University and law at New York Law School, is the LSC-CyFair History Department, Windows on the World and W.W. Norton Publishers.
For information, contact Esther Robinson at 281.290.3994.