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My Life with Benjamin Franklin
My Life with Benjamin Franklin
 
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 261
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 300081928

Product Code: 0756762081

Description
 
Claude-Anne Lopez (au).
A collection of incidental pieces that reveal little-known aspects of the life & personality of Benjamin Franklin (BF). Conveys BF’s humor, resiliency, courage, & intelligence, & his faith in a better future. Includes a detailed refutation of an anti-Semitic forgery attributed to BF & currently circulating on the Internet; three mini-detective stories showing BF on the fringes of the espionage world; discussions of BF’s efforts to outfit Washington’s army & to choose the first dinner set for the Foreign Service; & the tale of the misadventures of a French utopian scheme he sponsored. The only piece of fiction in the book is an imaginary dinner party during which, on the first anniversary of his death, six illustrious Frenchmen discuss BF’s influence on their country.

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