Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
Publish date: July 1st 2003
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, American History
This was a pleasure and just the kind of biography I find trustworthy. The kind that acknowledges other views and controversies and with extensive notes and sources in the back. More than that, it's the rare biography that can inspire smiles and even giggles--I'd mark this up to five stars if I coul...
I bought the electronic version of this book and will be reading it on my Cybook
ETA: I decided to change this to four stars since I enjoyed the author's Einstein even more, and I gave that four.***********************Why do YOU want to pick up a book about Benjamin Franklin? If you want his biographical details you need not even read a book, just check out Wikipedia. I wanted m...
A solid biography of Benjamin Franklin that does justice to all aspects of his life. I enjoyed this read and although I already knew the overarching story, I learned what felt like dozens of anecdotes about Franklin and his life. I especially enjoyed the parts about his printing business and his s...
The best biography I've read on one of my favorite persons in U.S. history to read about. Benjamin Franklin was a unique and talented individual. He was a scientist, inventor, business entrepreneur, and writer. There are many fascinating facts that I read about Benjamin Franklin. Some I did not know...
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