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978-0-394-50222-9 / 0394502221

Benjamin Franklin: A Biography (Hardcover First Edition)

by Clark, Ronald W.

Publisher:Random House

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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This fully documented account of ' the first American' gives a detailed and lively picture of the writer who invented the lightning conductor; the politician who spent years as emissary in London trying to prevent the American War of Independence; the statesman who, when war came, served as the United States representative in Paris, intriguing for French aid and American victory. In a series of masterly chapters Ronald Clark unravels the story of the successful printer and publisher whose electrical research brought him membership of the Royal Society, whose lobbying work played a part in the repeal of the notorious Stamp Act - one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the author and printer of Poor Richard's Almanack.

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