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User Review  - gottfried_leibniz - LibraryThing

I took this book to understand more about Franklin. Franklin is writing this to his son. I enjoyed his plan for moral perfection, and he admits that he is not perfect. It seemed that Franklin read a lot and enjoyed being around with readers. Deus Vult --Gottfried Read full review

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User Review  - gottfried_leibniz - LibraryThing

I took this book to understand more about Franklin. Franklin is writing this to his son. I enjoyed his plan for moral perfection, and he admits that he is not perfect. It seemed that Franklin read a lot and enjoyed being around with readers. Deus Vult --Gottfried Read full review

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User Review  - Jarratt - LibraryThing

I listened to the autobiography via LibriVox.org. While I recognize that volunteers read the books, the narrator for this book would've been right at home on NPR. Nevertheless, I quite enjoyed ... Read full review

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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

I'm not a big fan of biographies, but I feel like the useful advice offered within Franklin's life-story is deserving of some serious bonus points. So much of what he said was so motivating and makes me feel like I can achieve some previously unforeseen potential. Read full review

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User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was written in two sections, the first in 1771 and the second in 1778. The autobiography ends in 1757 and so never arrives at the American Revolution, but it ... Read full review

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User Review  - wadehuntpc - LibraryThing

Once I got used to the old English that Benjamin Franklin used to write this book, I really grew to appreciate this work, and mostly, came to appreciate how God was instrumental in preparing Benjamin ... Read full review

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User Review  - jculkin - LibraryThing

Well I found out only in reading that it wasn't complete! That surprised me. The title really should be changed to 'The Unfinished...' or something similar. Started off so well! An awesome insight ... Read full review

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User Review  - REGoodrich - LibraryThing

Though the reading is a little rough at times due to an older style of English writing, I found myself entertained and impressed by this life account by Benjamin Franklin. He was a highly-accomplished ... Read full review

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User Review  - Salmondaze - LibraryThing

I first picked this book up along with a good binding of Poor Richard's Almanack quite some time ago but I didn't start reading it until after I heard about it from Christopher Hitchens in his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emathison - LibraryThing

It reads more like a diary or journal than an autobiography. Read full review


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