Somehow, despite majoring in history & english (both with an american focus) at college, i never managed to read the autobiography of benjamin franklin (1793) a fellow guide on boston by foot's son of boston tour gave me a copy for my birthday so i've finally redressed this glaring oversight franklin's memoirs are thin for. Benjamin franklin's autobiography is perfect except for one thing, its only half finishedfranklin was prevented from completing it, by becoming involved in the american revolutionlater going as a diplomat to paris, to get french helpborn in boston in 1706, to josiah franklin and his wife abiah.
The autobiography of benjamin franklin is an autobiography that was first published in 1791. Initial thoughts on the autobiography of benjamin franklin the autobiography and other writings (penguin classics) a while back i posted a blog titled 'benjamin franklin in 10 tweets,' and thought it would be a great follow-up to have today's post.
Written initially to guide his son, benjamin franklin’s autobiography is a lively, spellbinding account of his unique and eventful life, now a classic of world literature that is sure to inspire and delight readers everywhere.
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My copy of the autobiography of benjamin franklin is an unabridged version printed on 85” x 11” paper the typeface was microscopic the typeface was microscopic even with bifocals, a franklin invention, i found the book difficult to read. The autobiography of benjamin franklin if you have any interest in historical figures, i recommend this book it grants a view of benjamin franklin that goes beyond the standard textbook portrait of an older statesman. The autobiography, published in 1790, was not a chronicle of franklin’s brilliance the idea was to show how a person’s life and character could become a noble one through constant self.
In his book, how to win friends & influence people, dale carnegie repeatedly referenced ben franklin i have mixed reviews about the book i purchased the content was great but, i was not satisfied with the book itself my copy of the autobiography of benjamin franklin is an unabridged version printed on 85” x 11” paper the typeface was microscopic. John j miller is joined by kevin slack to discuss benjamin franklin's 'the autobiography of benjamin franklin' search national review search text of uc-berkeley to discuss the book of.