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Benjamin Franklin : an American life / Walter Isaacson.

Isaacson, Walter (Author).
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  • 70 of 74 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B FRANKLIN (Text) 33118000090434 Adult: Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0684807610
  • ISBN: 9780684807614
  • Physical Description: x, 590 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2003]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [513]-566) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Benjamin Franklin and the invention of America -- Pilgrim's progress: Boston, 1706-1723 -- Journeyman: Philadelphia and London, 1723-1726 -- Printer: Philadelphia, 1726-1732 -- Public citizen: Philadelphia, 1731-1748 -- Scientist and inventor: Philadelphia, 1744-1751 -- Politician: Philadelphia, 1749-1756 -- Troubled waters: London, 1757-1762 -- Home leave: Philadelphia, 1763-1764 -- Agent provocateur: London, 1765-1770 -- Rebel: London, 1771-1775 -- Independence: Philadelphia, 1775-1776 -- Courtier: Paris, 1776-1778 -- Bon vivant: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Peacemaker: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Sage: Philadelphia, 1785-1790 -- Epilogue -- Conclusions -- Cast of characters -- Chronology -- Currency conversions.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the founding father's life and his multiple careers as a shopkeeper, writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, business strategist, and political leader, while showing how his faith in the wisdom of the common citizen helped to forge an American national identity based on the virtues of its middle class.
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1789.
Scientists > United States > Biography.
Inventors > United States > Biography.
Printers > United States > Biography.

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