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Benjamin Franklin : an American life

Author: Walter Isaacson; Boyd Gaines
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work spans from Franklin's early days as an inventor and shopkeeper to his days as a statesman and Founding Father. The biographer also describes a side of Franklin that is often overlooked.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; Boyd Gaines
ISBN: 0743533658 9780743533652
OCLC Number: 316256869
Notes: "Digitally mastered."
Performer(s): Read by Boyd Gaines.
Description: 6 sound discs (7 hr.) : digital.
Responsibility: Walter Isaacson.

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In this new biography, Isaacson has a keen eye for the genius of a man whose fingerprints lie everywhere in our history--the story of Benjamin Franklin.  Read more...

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"The New York Times" In its common sense, clarity and accessibility, it is a fitting reflection of Franklin's sly pragmatism....This may be the book that most powerfully drives a new pendulum swing Read more...

 
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