Eva Perry Regional Library will close for renovation on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. It will be unavailable as a hold pickup location beginning Wednesday, Dec. 4. Read more about the renovation.

Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Lexile measure:
1260L
Status:
Available from OverDrive
More Details
Published:
HighBridge 2012
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
10/16/2012
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781611749908
Lexile measure:
1260
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection21
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Henry Wiencek. (2012). Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves. Unabridged HighBridge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Henry Wiencek. 2012. Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves. HighBridge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Henry Wiencek, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves. HighBridge, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Henry Wiencek. Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves. Unabridged HighBridge, 2012.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
58c68615-006f-4aac-95a8-87cebc3800d5
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Apr 23, 2014 15:14:05
Date Updated:
Dec 08, 2019 23:54:52
Last Metadata Check:
Dec 08, 2019 23:54:54
Last Metadata Change:
Dec 05, 2019 19:40:55
Last Availability Check:
Dec 08, 2019 23:54:54
Last Availability Change:
Dec 08, 2019 23:40:55
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Dec 09, 2019 07:26:42

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1294-1/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1294-1/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1294-1/9F3/3F9/A4/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1294-1/9F3/3F9/A4/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: highbridge_audio#9781611749908
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781611749908
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: highbridge_audio#9781611749908
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781611749908
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9781611749892
mediaType
Audiobook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Henry Wiencek
title
Master of the Mountain
dateAdded
2012-11-16T13:38:22.463-05:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=1060171
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893
sortTitle
Master of the Mountain Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
crossRefId
1060171
subtitle
Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
id
9f33f9a4-dc2f-4a12-b828-a11fe6a2c90a
starRating
3.7

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: MasteroftheMountainThomasJeffersonand9781611749908
      • partCount: 11
      • fileSize: 319160999
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: highbridge_audio#9781611749908
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781611749908
      • rights:
            • type: PlayOnPC
            • value: 1
            • type: PlayOnPCCount
            • value: -1
            • type: BurnToCD
            • value: 1
            • type: BurnToCDCount
            • value: -1
            • type: PlayOnPM
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToNonSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferCount
            • value: -1
            • type: CollaborativePlay
            • value: 0
            • type: PublicPerformance
            • value: 0
            • type: TranscodeToAAC
            • value: 1
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • onSaleDate: 10/16/2012
      • samples:
            • source: Introduction
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1294-1/1060171-MasterOfTheMountain.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1294-1/1060171-MasterOfTheMountain.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: MasteroftheMountainThomasJeffersonand9781611749908
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 318373924
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: highbridge_audio#9781611749908
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781611749908
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 10/16/2012
      • samples:
            • source: Introduction
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1294-1/1060171-MasterOfTheMountain.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1294-1/1060171-MasterOfTheMountain.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
keywords
      • value: Presidents & Heads of State
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Wiencek, Henry
      • name: Henry Wiencek
      • role: Narrator
      • fileAs: Holsopple, Brian
      • name: Brian Holsopple
imprint
HighBridge Audio
publishDate
2012-10-16T00:00:00-04:00
edition
Unabridged
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Master of the Mountain
fullDescription
Is there anything new to say about Thomas Jefferson and slavery? The answer is a resounding yes. Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book-based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers-opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world. We must, Wiencek suggests, follow the money. So far historians have offered only easy irony or paradox to explain this extraordinary Founding Father who was an emancipationist in his youth and then recoiled from his own inspiring rhetoric and equivocated about slavery, who enjoyed his renown as a revolutionary leader yet kept some of his own children as slaves. But Wiencek's Jefferson is a man of business and public affairs who makes a success of his debt-ridden plantation thanks to what he calls the "silent profits" gained from his slaves-and thanks to a skewed moral universe that he and thousands of others readily inhabited. Many people of Jefferson's time saw a catastrophe coming and tried to stop it, but not Jefferson. The pursuit of happiness had been badly distorted, and an oligarchy was getting very rich. Is this the quintessential American story?
popularity
162
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/9f33f9a4-dc2f-4a12-b828-a11fe6a2c90a/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
9f33f9a4-dc2f-4a12-b828-a11fe6a2c90a
starRating
3.7
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1294-1/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1294-1/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1294-1/9F3/3F9/A4/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1294-1/9F3/3F9/A4/{9F33F9A4-DC2F-4A12-B828-A11FE6A2C90A}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Biography & Autobiography
      • value: Sociology
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDateText
10/16/2012
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9781611749892
mediaType
Audiobook
shortDescription

Is there anything new to say about Thomas Jefferson and slavery? The answer is a resounding yes. Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book—based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers—opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world. We must, Wiencek suggests, follow the money.

So far historians have offered only easy irony or paradox to explain this extraordinary Founding Father who was an emancipationist in his youth and then recoiled from his own inspiring rhetoric and equivocated about slavery, who enjoyed his renown as a revolutionary leader yet kept some of his own children as slaves. But Wiencek's Jefferson is a man of business and public affairs who makes a success of his debt-ridden plantation thanks to what he calls the "silent profits" gained from his slaves—and thanks to a skewed moral universe that he and thousands of others...

sortTitle
Master of the Mountain Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
crossRefId
1060171
subtitle
Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
publisher
HighBridge
Formats
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Works on MP3 Players, PCs, and Macs. Some mobile devices may require an application to be installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.