Benjamin Franklin (Hardcover)

Benjamin Franklin By Edmund S. Morgan, Benjamin Franklin (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Perhaps the most remarkable figure in American history, Benjamin Franklin was a man of vast contradictions as this brilliant biography of the statesman, scientist, and moralist demonstrates. Unraveling the enigma of Franklin's character, Morgan shows that he was the rare individual who consistently placed public interest above his own desires. Illustrations.

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"A model biography: pithy, wise, and — despite its brevity — complete. Franklin emerges as a quintessential hero of his time, and ours."—Newsweek, "Fifty Books That Make Sense of Our Times"



Product Details
ISBN: 9780300095326
ISBN-10: 0300095325
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2002
Pages: 352
Language: English