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Benjamin Franklin : an American life

Author: Walter Isaacson; Boyd Gaines
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, ℗2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, inventor, and founding father. Chronicles his tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris.
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Genre/Form: Talking books
Audiobooks
Biography
Compact discs
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; Boyd Gaines
ISBN: 0743533658 9780743533652 9781508250593 1508250596
OCLC Number: 52596996
Notes: Abridged.
Compact disc.
Credits: Producer and director, Elisa Shokoff ; associate producer, Sarah Ginsberg.
Performer(s): Read by Boyd Gaines.
Description: 6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Walter Isaacson.
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In this new biography, Isaacson has a keen eye for the genius of a man whose fingerprints lie everywhere in our history--the story of Benjamin Franklin.  Read more...

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"The Washington Post Book World" The most readable full-length Franklin biography available. "The New York Times Book Review" A thoroughly researched, crisply written, convincingly argued chronicle. Read more...

 
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