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Benjamin Franklin : an American Life

Author: Walter Isaacson; 3M Company.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Simon & Schuster, 2003.
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Benjamin Franklin is the Founding Father who winks at us. An ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings, he seems made of flesh rather than of marble. In bestselling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography, we discover why Franklin seems to turn to us from history's stage with eyes that twinkle from behind his new-fangled  Read more...
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Isaacson, Walter
Benjamin Franklin : An American Life
New York : Simon & Schuster,c2004
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; 3M Company.
ISBN: 9780743260848 0743260848 9780743260848
OCLC Number: 869432168
Notes: Electronic book.
Performer(s): Read by Boyd Gaines.
Description: 1 online resource 1 online resource (608 pages)
Responsibility: Walter Isaacson.
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In his New York Times bestselling biography, Walter Isaacson shows how the most fascinating founding father helped define our national character.  Read more...

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