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By James Gabler

trip again in time to 18th century Paris and spend a night with of America's favourite Founding Fathers. within the convenience of Jefferson's place of dwelling, you take a seat with Franklin and Jefferson and so they inform of their personal phrases the main fascinating tales in their lives, tales to please an individual attracted to heritage, wine, meals, commute, politics, or the excitement of an excellent read.

You proportion their travels via France, England, eire, Scotland, Italy, Germany, Holland, and the USA, accomplishments, disappointments, embarrassments, evaluations of contemporaries and political enemies, ladies of their lives, spies of their midst, wine, meals, social actions, suggestions on faith and slavery, intrigues, unfolding of the French revolution, Jefferson's presidential years and masses more.

Franklin and Jefferson have been wine lovers and wine is a subject of dialog in the course of the night together with Jefferson's favourite wines on hand this day, Franklin's wine ventures, Jefferson's journey via Southern France and Italy traveling the vineyards and Roman antiquities, his visits to the vineyards of Germany and fizz, Philip Mazzei's winery test, the "Jefferson Wine Bottles" fraud, etc.

The ebook disguise comprises encomiums from Walter Isaacson and Robert M. Parker, Jr.
"The friendship among Franklin and Jefferson is a tasty a part of America's founding and it used to be fueled via dinner, wine, and dialog. Jim Gabler captures these facets and extra during this fictional yet fact-based ingenious trip. It reminds us of the knowledge and likewise the enjoyment those males dropped at their lives." WALTER ISAACSON

"James Gabler, taking a web page from Jack Kerouac, has built an excellent roman a clef round the lives and travels of Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin. this can be a marvelously enlightening e-book for either historians and wine enthusiasts." ROBERT M. PARKER, JR.

James Gabler is the writer of the award profitable biography Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson, Wine into phrases: A historical past and Bibliography of Wine Books within the English Language, Be your personal Wine professional, and novels, the key formulation and God's satan. Jim supplies talks on Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the United States.

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