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Poor Richard's Almanack: Wit and Wisdom from (Modern Library Humor and Wit)

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Franklins 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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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), diplomat, scientist, writer, inventor, and printer, was one of the drafters and signers of the Declaration of Independence. In his spare time, he founded the University of Pennsylvania and the first American public library.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679640387
Editor:
Martin, Steve
Introduction:
Barry, Dave
Editor:
Martin, Steve
Author:
Franklin, Benjamin
Author:
Barry, Dave
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
humor;quotations
Edition Number:
2000
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library humor and wit series
Series Volume:
1297
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.24x5.56x.37 in. .39 lbs.

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