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The Resource Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson

Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life
Title
Benjamin Franklin
Title remainder
an American life
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the founding father's life and his multiple careers as a shopkeeper, writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, business strategist, and political leader, while showing how his faith in the wisdom of the common citizen helped forge an American national identity based on the virtues of its middle class
Summary
Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, inventor, and founding father. Chronicles his tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
Biography type
individual biography
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158631
Cataloging source
TUK
Dewey number
973.3092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
I83 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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an American life
Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson
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Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 510-514) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Benjamin Franklin and the invention of America -- Pilgrim's Progress: Boston, 1706-1723 -- Journeyman: Philadelphia and London, 1723-1726 -- Printer: Philadelphia, 1726-1732 -- Public citizen: Philadelphia, 1731-1748 -- Scientist and inventor: Philadelphia, 1744-1751 -- Politician: Philadelphia, 1749-1756 -- Troubled waters: London, 1757-1762 -- Home leave: Philadelphia, 1763-1764 -- Agent provocateur: London, 1765-1770 -- Rebel: London, 1771-1775 -- Independence: Philadelphia, 1775-1776 -- Courtier: Paris, 1776-1778 -- Bon Vivant: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Peacemaker: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Sage: Philadelphia, 1785-1790 -- Epilogue -- Conclusions -- Cast of characters -- Chronology -- Currency conversions
Control code
2373114
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster pbk. ed.
Extent
xii, 586 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780743258074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55509085
  • (OCoLC)55509085
Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 510-514) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Benjamin Franklin and the invention of America -- Pilgrim's Progress: Boston, 1706-1723 -- Journeyman: Philadelphia and London, 1723-1726 -- Printer: Philadelphia, 1726-1732 -- Public citizen: Philadelphia, 1731-1748 -- Scientist and inventor: Philadelphia, 1744-1751 -- Politician: Philadelphia, 1749-1756 -- Troubled waters: London, 1757-1762 -- Home leave: Philadelphia, 1763-1764 -- Agent provocateur: London, 1765-1770 -- Rebel: London, 1771-1775 -- Independence: Philadelphia, 1775-1776 -- Courtier: Paris, 1776-1778 -- Bon Vivant: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Peacemaker: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Sage: Philadelphia, 1785-1790 -- Epilogue -- Conclusions -- Cast of characters -- Chronology -- Currency conversions
Control code
2373114
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster pbk. ed.
Extent
xii, 586 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780743258074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55509085
  • (OCoLC)55509085

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