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The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Author: Benjamin Franklin; Leonard Woods Labaree; Edmund S Morgan; American Philosophical Society.; Yale University.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003. ©1964
Series: Yale Nota bene.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second edition [with annotations]View all editions and formats
Summary:
Written ostensibly as a letter to his son William, the autobiography offers Franklin's reflections on philosophy and religion, politics, war, education, material success and the status of women.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
collective biographies
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Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; Leonard Woods Labaree; Edmund S Morgan; American Philosophical Society.; Yale University.
ISBN: 0300098588 9780300098587 0300001479 9780300001471 0300006489 9780300006483
OCLC Number: 1000118922
Notes: "Sponsored by the American Philosophical Society and Yale University"--Half title verso.
"First published as a Yale Nota bene book in 2003. First published by Yale University Press in 1964"--Title page verso.
Description: 351 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Edmund S. Morgan --
Two Letters.
Series Title: Yale Nota bene.
Other Titles: Autobiography
Responsibility: edited by Leonard W. Labaree [and 3 others] ; with a new foreword by Edmund S. Morgan.

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The authoritative edition of Franklin's autobiography, now with a new foreword by the eminent Franklin scholar Edmund S. Morgan  Read more...

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"People who have read one or more of the many current books about Benjamin Franklin really ought to direct their attention to the man himself, specifically to The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Read more...

 
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