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A Benjamin Franklin reader

by Benjamin Franklin

  • 231 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Archives,
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography,
    • Scientists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Printers -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775 -- Sources,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and annotated by Walter Isaacson.
      GenreArchives., Biography., Sources.
      ContributionsIsaacson, Walter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302 .F82 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 551 p. :
      Number of Pages551
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3688847M
      ISBN 100743257820
      LC Control Number2003055788
      OCLC/WorldCa52877016

      Finally, to balance these appreciative works, the reader may wish to consult the great classic critique of Franklin and his educative project, D. H. Lawrence’s essay “Benjamin Franklin,” first printed in the English Review 27 (): , and reprinted in several collections since then, .   Readers will feel that they know Benjamin Franklin after the short time it takes to read this book."—Mark F. Lewis, Tampa Tribune “Writing with exemplary lucidity, Morgan emphasises Franklin’s omnivorous curiosity and devotion to public usefulness, showing how they connect his activities as printer, journalist, postmaster, soldier.

      In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national in Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin’s. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a great resource .

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An excellent start-to-finish biography, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life begins by touching on his childhood as best as it can considering the lack of material to work with. After that, Isaacson takes the reader through a more detailed account of Franklin's early entrepreneurial life, through his many inventions, and into his later statesmen days.4/5.

I've known Franklin's autobiography to be a classic for many years and decided to start off reading better books. Franklin was a great place to start. The content was superb. The language used by Franklin is conversational and very accessible to the 21st century reader; it is not archaic as one might assume given that it is nearing /5.

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I used this in a 10 class session that I had signed up for. All 20 people in the class felt this was an excellent book. Anything by this author is worth reading. Read by:   Benjamin Franklin was born on Januin colonial Boston. His father, Josiah Franklin (), a native of England, was a candle and.

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Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (Janu [O.S. January 6, ] – Ap ) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Children: William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin.

A selection of Benjamin Franklin’s writings, with an introduction and commentary by renowned author Walter Isaacson. Selected and annotated by the author of the acclaimed Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, this collection of Franklin’s writings shows why he was the bestselling author of his day and remains America’s favorite founder and wit.5/5.

A selection of Benjamin Franklin’s writings, with an introduction and commentary by renowned author Walter Isaacson. Selected and annotated by the author of the acclaimed Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, this collection of Franklin’s writings shows why he was the bestselling author of his day and remains America’s favorite founder and wit.

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Looking for books by Benjamin Franklin. See all books authored by Benjamin Franklin, including The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, and The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and Virtue, and more on ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The Autobiography, plus: Poor Richard's almanac, Silence Dogood's letters, Polly Baker's trial, bagatelles to his French girlfriends, the closing speech at the Constitutional Convention, letters to Jefferson and Adams and Washington, and many other wonderful writings from America's favorite founder.".

The Autobiography ends as Franklin wins his first skirmish while serving as Pennsylvania's agent in England. Thus his account brings the reader to the point at which Franklin's activity becomes international in scope and the proper concern of professional historians.

Next About The Autobiography of. Selected and annotated by the author of the acclaimed Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, this collection of Franklin's writings shows why he was the bestselling author of his day and remains America's favorite Founder and wit.

As a twelve-year-old apprentice in his brother's print shop, Benjamin Franklin taught himself to be a writer by taking notes on the works of great essayists such as 5/5(1).

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This was my first interaction with a book about Benjamin Franklin that I found captured the great man's life and presented it in such a way that captures even the most casual readers interest in American history and of scientific research and his quick with made it even more enjoyable. Benjamin Franklin, one of our Founding Fathers, had a lifelong love of books.

He acquired them throughout his life, for, as he noted in his autobiography, "From a Child I was fond of Reading, and all the little Money that came into my Hands was ever laid. Read "The Complete Works of Benjamin Franklin Letters and Papers on Electricity, Philosophical Subjects, General Politics, Moral Subjects & the Economy, American Subjects Before & During the Revolution" by Benjamin Franklin available from Brand: Madison & Adams Press.

Get this from a library. A Benjamin Franklin reader. [Benjamin Franklin; Walter Isaacson] -- Includes THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Poor Richard's Almanac, Silence Dogood's letters, Polly Baker's trial, bagatelles to his French girlfriends, the closing speech at the Constitutional Convention, letters.

A Benjamin Franklin Reader - Ebook written by Walter Isaacson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Benjamin Franklin Reader/5(10).

The book really focuses (as the title suggests) on Franklin as the American, and how he shaped that definition. The book is pro-Franklin but still manages to discuss his faults/shortcomings.

Looking forward to reading about Adams and the other "Founding Fathers". Franklin is directly responsible for much of the American identity   I have mixed reviews about the book I purchased. The content was great; but, I was not satisfied with the book itself.

My copy of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is an unabridged version printed on ” x 11” paper. The typeface was microscopic. Even with bifocals, a Franklin invention, I found the book difficult to read. Ingenuity is the central theme of Nick Bunker’s book about the first half of Franklin’s life.

“Ingenuity” was Franklin’s favorite word, and in the 18th century it meant a combination of Author: Linda Killian.