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Franklin of Philadelphia

Author: Esmond Wright
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a biography analyzing Franklin's many-faceted public career, his ingenious inventions, prose style, and personality.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Franklin, Benjamin <1706-1790>; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Esmond Wright
ISBN: 0674318099 9780674318090
OCLC Number: 12751540
Description: xvii, 404 pages, [18] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A tradesman in the age of reason --
A city upon a hill --
Journeyman printer --
we, the middling people --
The old England man --
The prime mover --
Two views of empire --
One community with one interest --
THe ungrateful incendiary --
Bonhomme Richard --
Plenipotentiary for the congress --
Patriarch of free men --
Father of all the Yankees?
Responsibility: Esmond Wright.

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Provides a biography analyzing Franklin's many-faceted public career, his ingenious inventions, prose style, and personality.

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