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By James Gabler

go back and forth 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 attention-grabbing tales in their lives, tales to thrill somebody drawn to historical past, wine, meals, trip, politics, or the excitement of an excellent read.

You proportion their travels via France, England, eire, Scotland, Italy, Germany, Holland, and the United States, accomplishments, disappointments, embarrassments, reviews of contemporaries and political enemies, girls 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 lots more and plenty more.

Franklin and Jefferson have been wine lovers and wine is a subject of dialog during the night together with Jefferson's favourite wines on hand at the present time, Franklin's wine ventures, Jefferson's journey via Southern France and Italy vacationing the vineyards and Roman antiquities, his visits to the vineyards of Germany and poo, Philip Mazzei's winery scan, the "Jefferson Wine Bottles" fraud, etc.

The ebook conceal 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 by means of dinner, wine, and dialog. Jim Gabler captures these points and extra during this fictional yet fact-based innovative trip. It reminds us of the knowledge and in addition the enjoyment those males dropped at their lives." WALTER ISAACSON

"James Gabler, taking a web page from Jack Kerouac, has developed a super roman a clef round the lives and travels of Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin. it is a marvelously enlightening booklet for either historians and wine enthusiasts." ROBERT M. PARKER, JR.

James Gabler is the writer of the award successful biography Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson, Wine into phrases: A background and Bibliography of Wine Books within the English Language, Be your personal Wine specialist, and novels, the key formulation and God's satan. Jim offers talks on Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin in the course of the United States.

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