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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: And Selections from His Other Writings

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Franklin?s Autobiography is one of the most famous works in American literature. He started it as a private collection of anecdotes for his son, but soon it was transformed into a work of history, both personal and national, revealing Franklin as the man who, as Herman Melville said, possessed ?deep worldly wisdom and polished Italian tact, gleaming under an air of Arcadian unaffectedness."

Synopsis:

Franklin's Autobiography is one of the most famous works in American literature. He started it as a private collection of anecdotes for his son, but soon it was transformed into a work of history, both personal and national, revealing Franklin as the man who, as Herman Melville said, possessed "deep worldly wisdom and polished Italian tact, gleaming under an air of Arcadian unaffectedness".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679641032
Introduction:
Schiff, Stacy
Author:
Schiff, Stacy
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
Statesmen
Edition Number:
Modern Library ed.
Edition Description:
Modern Library Hardcover
Series:
Modern Library (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
bk. 2
Publication Date:
2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xix, 226 p.
Dimensions:
7.54x4.93x.83 in. .62 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » US History » Franklin, Benjamin

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Product details xix, 226 p. pages Modern Library - English 9780679641032 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Franklin's Autobiography is one of the most famous works in American literature. He started it as a private collection of anecdotes for his son, but soon it was transformed into a work of history, both personal and national, revealing Franklin as the man who, as Herman Melville said, possessed "deep worldly wisdom and polished Italian tact, gleaming under an air of Arcadian unaffectedness".
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