The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin by Gordon S. Wood audiobook

The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

By Gordon S. Wood
Read by Peter Johnson

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10.54 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The stove, the bifocals, the kite-flying, the diplomacy: these factoids barely scratch the surface of Franklin. This groundbreaking study by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian investigates the man, the myth, and the roots of American character. Audie Awar

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Summary

Summary

One of the 2004 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Nonfiction

A 2005 Audie Award Finalist

The stove, the bifocals, the kite-flying, the diplomacy: these factoids barely scratch the surface of Franklin. This groundbreaking study by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian investigates the man, the myth, and the roots of American character. Audie Awar

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[Wood] possesses as profound a grasp of the early days of the Republic as anyone now working.” New York Times Book Review
“Exceptionally rich perspective on one of the most accomplished, complex, and unpredictable Americans of his own time or any other.” Washington Post Book World
“An illuminating, accessible, and entertaining contribution to the growing literature about Benjamin Franklin.” San Francisco Chronicle
“Well written and researched, this book provides a fresh perspective on one of America’s most distinguished figures.” Library Journal
“[Gordon Wood] conveys complex ideas in beguilingly simple prose, and deftly weaves the connections between the different Franklins.” New York Review of Books

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Author

Author Bio: Gordon S. Wood

Author Bio: Gordon S. Wood

Gordon S. Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor and professor of history at Brown University. His 1969 book, The Creation of the American Republic 1776–1787, received the Bancroft and John H. Dunning prizes and was nominated for the National Book Award. His 1992 book, The Radicalism of the American Revolution, won the Pulitzer Prize and the Emerson Prize. Wood contributes regularly to the New Republic and the New York Review of Books.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 10.54
Audience: Adult
Language: English