RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 276166095 LA English T1 The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1757. A1 Franklin, Benjamin,, PB Applewood Book PP Bedford, Mass. YR 2008 SN 9781557090799 1557090793 AB 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.