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The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1757.

Author: Benjamin Franklin
Publisher: Bedford, Mass. : Applewood Book, [2008?].
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a torturous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. One of the most powerful and controversial writers of his time, his own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin
ISBN: 9781557090799 1557090793
OCLC Number: 276166095
Notes: Facsim. of: Chicago : Lakeside Press, 1903. (Lakeside Classics).
Description: 264 p. : front. (port.) : 23 cm.
Other Titles: Autobiography
Benjamin Franklin

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Overview: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a torturous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. One of the most powerful and controversial writers of his time, his own words on his greatest creation--his own persona.

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Classic of America

by gregsim (WorldCat user published 2009-07-25) Excellent Permalink

Benjamin Franklin has a clear and entertaining writing style.  This book is much fun to read.  It is also inspirational to read about a man whose influence on America and the world has been truly great. He covers so many issues of interest:  His life as a printer, his thoughts on religion...
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