Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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by Benjamin Franklin
Publisher: Dover Publications
Mass market paperback, 131 pages
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One of the most popular works of American literature, this charming self-portrait has been translated into nearly every language. It covers Franklin's life up to his prewar stay in London as representative of the Pennsylvania Assembly, including his boyhood years, work as a printer, experiments with electricity, political career, much more.

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Summary: Franklin's amusing and often contradictory story of his life reveals all kinds of fascinating details that humanize the titan of American history.

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