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Many Worlds of Benjamin Franklin

Frank R. Donovan

Many Worlds of Benjamin Franklin

by Frank R. Donovan

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Troll Communications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Franklin, Benjamin,,
  • 1706-1790,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Statesmen

  • Edition Notes

    American Heritage Junior Library

    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8071224M
    ISBN 100816715270
    ISBN 109780816715275
    OCLC/WorldCa233526031

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[Frank R Donovan] -- Follows Franklin's life--the young man in colonial Boston; the patriot involved in the fight for independence. The many worlds of Benjamin Franklin. [Frank R Donovan] -- A biography about the father of the United States, Benjamin Franklin.

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Benjamin Franklin was known as many things: an author, politician, scientist, philosopher, and inventor. He was probably most famous, however, as one of the writers of the Declaration of.

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He acquired them throughout his life, for, as he noted in his autobiography, "From a Child I was fond of Reading, and all the little Money that came into my Hands was ever laid.

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Asked in Autobiography. Benjamin Franklin, who turns this year, has received a fine birthday gift in these two volumes. The book is brought to a poignant conclusion by Author: Lawrence Downes.A polymath (Greek: πολυμαθής, polymathēs, "having learned much"; Latin: homo universalis, "universal man") is an individual whose knowledge spans a significant number of subjects, known to draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems.

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After that, Isaacson takes the reader through a more detailed account of Franklin's early entrepreneurial life, through his many inventions, and into his later statesmen days.4/5.