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Introduction
Jefferson's House
Chapter One
Stealing Monticello
Chapter Two
The Commodore's House
Chapter Three
Saving Monticello
Chapter Four
Claiming Monticello
Chapter Five
Selling Monticello
Epilogue
A Long Time Coming: Recognizing the Levys
Appendix I:
Nunez, Phillips, Levy Family Genealogy
Appendix II:
Jefferson's Grandchildren
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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Read "The Battle of Monticello," Marc Leepson's November 18, 2001, article in The Washington Post Magazine.