The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Applewood Books, Oct 1, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 276 pages
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a torturous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written.
  

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Good read an insight into a brilliant mind - Goodreads
Can be hard to read at times but definately worth it. - Goodreads
Poet like story telling, perfect literature - Goodreads
A Great Book selection when I was in high school. - Goodreads
Very interesting insight. - Goodreads
So much tedium between flashes of insight. - Goodreads

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I gave this 5 stars because it's a piece of history that everyone should take the time to read, if even just a little of it. The writing is clear and conversational; one can easily imagine sitting by ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne Fenwick - Goodreads

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. Read full review

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1706-1780

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