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The first American : the life and times of Benjamin Franklin

Author: H W Brands
Publisher: New York : London ; Toronto ; Sydney ; Auckland : Doubleday, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A complete biography of the statesman and scientist, Benjamin Franklin.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brands, H.W.
First American.
New York : Doubleday, 2000
(OCoLC)606347831
Online version:
Brands, H.W.
First American.
New York : Doubleday, 2000
(OCoLC)608888632
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Franklin, Benjamin <1706-1790>; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H W Brands
ISBN: 0385493282 9780385493284
OCLC Number: 43641240
Description: vi, 759 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: January 29, 1774 --
Boston beginnings: 1706-23 --
Friends and other strangers: 1723-24 --
London once: 1724-26 --
An imprint of his own: 1726-30 --
Poor Richard: 1730-35 --
Citizen: 1735-40 --
Arc of empire: 1741-48 --
Electricity and fame: 1748-51 --
A taste of politics: 1751-54 --
Join or die: 1754-55 --
The people's colonel: 1755-57 --
A larger stage: 1757-58 --
Imperialist: 1759-60 --
Briton: 1760-62 --
Rising in the west: 1762-64 --
Stamps and statesmanship: 1764-66 --
Duties and pleasures: 1766-67 --
Reason and riot: 1768-69 --
The rift widens: 1770-71 --
To kick a little: 1772-73 --
The cockpit: 1774-75 --
Rebel: 1775-76 --
Salvation in Paris: 1776-78 --
Bonhomme Richard: 1778-79 --
Minister plenipotentiary: 1779-81 --
Blessed work: 1781-82 --
Savant: 1783-85 --
Home: 1785-86 --
Sunrise at dusk: 1786-87 --
To sleep: 1787-90 --
Epilogue: April 17, 1990.
Other Titles: Life and times of Benjamin Franklin
Responsibility: H.W. Brands.
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