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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743255066 (0743255062)
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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KatieMc
KatieMc rated it
3.0 I bet you didn't know that Ben Franklin was pro-vax!
I have a love/hate relationship with one of my book clubs. I love to hate the books they choose. And this one I was determined to hate. Funny thing though, I can't hate this book. In the age of self aggrandizing ghost-written puff-piece memoirs, this was refreshingly humble. Which is ironic because ...
Anfenwick
Anfenwick rated it
4.0 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Hmmm... it's the sort of book where everyone's heard what's in it, even before they read it. I actually found the third section most interesting, for the description of how to make public life and institutions happen in early Philadelphia.
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
This was a very interesting and informative book made up of letters from Benjamin Franklin to his son over the course of several decades. I listened to it on audiobook which was neat because I sometimes felt like Franklin was sitting right next to me sharing stories of his life. Given the personal l...
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto rated it
4.0
A great view into the life and mind of one of our major visionaries. Without his skills, the United States would have failed miserably and fallen into the hands of the British, French, or Spanish. This is a book everyone should read, and more than just as excerpts, like I did in high school.
narfna
narfna rated it
4.0 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Dear Benjamin Franklin, You saucy minx. My favorite parts of your autobiography were when you told the story about finding the little fish inside the big fish and so you didn't feel bad anymore about eating them, and also when you told about your "intrigues" with "low women." I think you are a fun...
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