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Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates

Author: Kevin J Hayes; Isabelle Bour
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2011.
Series: Writers in their own time (University of Iowa Press)
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In his time Benjamin Franklin (1706 & ndash;1790) was the most famous American in the world. Even those personally unacquainted with the man knew him as the author of Poor Richard & rsquo;s Almanack, as a pioneer in the study of electricity and a major figure in the American Enlightenment, as the creator of such life-changing innovations as the lightning rod and America & rsquo;s first circulating library, and as a  Read more...
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Franklin in his own time.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010049281
(OCoLC)676727579
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J Hayes; Isabelle Bour
ISBN: 1587299836 9781587299834
OCLC Number: 727944924
Description: 1 online resource (xxxix, 196 pages).
Contents: Introduction; Chronology; Pehr Kalm, [Speaking about Natural History, 1748]; Daniel Fisher, [Extracts from the Diary, 1755]; House of Commons, The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin (1767); Joseph Priestley, [Science, Religion, and Politics in London, 1769, 1795, 1802]; Josiah Quincy, Jr., [Franklin in London, 1774-1775]; John Adams, [Franklin as a Congressman and a Diplomat, 1775-1778]; Abigail Adams, [Franklin in Boston and Paris, 1775 and 1784]; Philip Gibbes, [Two Conversations with Benjamin Franklin, 1777-1778]; Arthur Lee, [Extracts from the Journal, 1777].
Series Title: Writers in their own time (University of Iowa Press)
Responsibility: edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour.

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In We Have All Gone Away, his emotionally moving memoir, Curtis Harnack tells of growing up during the Great Depression on an Iowa farm among six siblings and an extended family of relatives. With a  Read more...

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In the pure zest and detail of Mr. Harnack s descriptions, one can feel the solidity, the deep satisfactions, of life on that Iowa farm. Anatole Broyard, "New York Times""""

 
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