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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. Franklin's account of his life is divided into four parts, reflecting the different periods at which he wrote them. There are actual breaks in the narrative between the first three parts, but Part Three's narrative continues into Part Four without an authorial break (only an editorial one).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781615341993
Publisher:
Ezreads Publications, LLC
Subject:
Historical - General
Author:
Franklin, Ben
Author:
Franklin, Benjamin
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
172
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.39 in. .57 lbs.

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Product details 172 pages Ezreads Publications, LLC - English 9781615341993 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. Franklin's account of his life is divided into four parts, reflecting the different periods at which he wrote them. There are actual breaks in the narrative between the first three parts, but Part Three's narrative continues into Part Four without an authorial break (only an editorial one).
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