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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Very nice insights into this great man's life. - 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
I enjoy his writing style. - Goodreads
It is more like episodic life stories with commentary. - Goodreads

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Must Read: 5 Kept Attention: 3 Important: 5 Well-Written: 5 Accessible: 3 Reread: 4 I liked the book. Especially the part of his youth. To see his diligence when it came to work, and how he was a good ... Read full review

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Apparently Franklin's autobiography is incomplete, and it certainly read that way. I loved the first half or so -- Franklin's description of his upbringing, his flight to Philadelphia, and the ... Read full review

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1706-1780

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