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A Benjamin Franklin reader

Author: Benjamin Franklin; Walter Isaacson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Poor Richard's Almanac, Silence Dogood's letters, Polly Baker's trial, bagatelles to his French girlfriends, the closing speech at the Constitutional Convention, letters to Jefferson and Adams and Washington, and many other writings.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; Walter Isaacson
ISBN: 0743257820 9780743257824 0743273982 9780743273985
OCLC Number: 52877016
Notes: "The Autobiography, plus : Poor Richard's almanac, Silence Dogood's letters, Polly Baker's trial, bagatelles to his French girlfriends, the closing speech at the Constitutional Convention, letters to Jefferson and Adams and Washington, and other wonderful writings from America's favorite founder."
Description: xv, 551 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Young Apprentice --
pt. II. The Philadelphia Printer --
pt. III. Poor Richard and Friends --
pt. IV. The Public Citizen --
pt. V. Lobbyist in London --
VI. American Rebel --
VII. Ambassador in Paris --
pt. VIII. Constitutional Sage --
pt. IX. The Autobiography.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited and annotated by Walter Isaacson.
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