An Imperfect God

An Imperfect God

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 the startling decision to set his slaves free; earlier he had said that holding slaves was his "only unavoidable subject of regret." In this groundbreaking work, Henry Wiencek explores the founding father's engagement with slavery at every stage of his life--as a Virginia planter, soldier, politician,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 12, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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