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The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Written initially to guide his son, Benjamin Franklin's autobiography is a lively, spellbinding account of his unique and eventful life, now a classic of world literature that is sure to inspire and delight readers everywhere. Few men could compare to Benjamin Franklin. Virtually self-taught, he excelled as an athlete, a man of letters, a printer, a scientist, a wit, an inventor, an editor, and a writer, and he was probably the most successful diplomat in American history. David Hume hailed him as the first great philosopher and great man of letters in the New World.
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The memoirs of a brilliant and beloved Founding Father Printer, author, scientist, inventor, statesman, revolutionary—arguably no American life has been more remarkable than Benjamin Franklin's.Penned between 1771 and 1790 and published after his death, the unfinished Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the most acclaimed and widely read personal histories ever written. From his youth as a printer's assistant working for his brother's Boston newspaper through his own publishing, writing, and military careers, his scientific experiments and worldwide travels, his grand triumphs and heartbreaking tragedies, Franklin tells his story with aplomb, bringing to life the flesh-and-blood man behind the American icon.This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Authors, American, Downloadable audio books, Education -- Pennsylvania, Electronic books, Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790, Inventors, Inventors -- United States -- Biography, Printers -- United States -- Biography, Scientists -- United States -- Biography, Statesmen -- United States -- Biography, Statesmen, American
title_display The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
title_full Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin [electronic resource] / Benjamin Franklin, The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / by Benjamin Franklin ; edited by Leonard W. Labaree and others, The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / edited by John Bigelow ; with the illustrations of J. G. Chapman, The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / edited by Leonard W. Labaree ... [et al.], The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / introduction by Lewis Leary, The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin [electronic resource] Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790., The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin [sound recording] / [Benjamin Franklin], The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin [sound recording] / by Benjamin Franklin
title_short The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Authors, American, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Education, Franklin, Benjamin, History, Inventors, Nonfiction, Printers, Scientists, Statesmen, Statesmen, American