Benjamin Franklin

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Penguin, 1879 - 28 pages
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User Review  - Jeremy_Palmer - LibraryThing

Well done but author felt need to constantly remind reader that yes, BF was talented, but not a poet and not a philosopher like Hume, not a scientist like Newton. He mentioned this repeatedly. Annoying. Otherwise fascinating insight. Last half of book was lengthy. Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

This is an excellent biography of Franklin. Isaacson didn't gloss over the dysfunctionality of Franklin's family, though he didn't apply the same hard look at William Penn's family (Penn's family and ... Read full review

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