The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin audiobook

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By Benjamin Franklin
Read by Fredd Wayne

Blackstone Publishing
6.06 Hours Unabridged
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Benjamin Franklin was not only one of America’s Founding Fathers—he was also a fascinating character who lived an exciting life. Whether carousing with prostitutes in Paris, taunting lightning bolts with kites, or founding America’s first volunteer firefighting organization, Franklin was always at the center of activity. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin details this American’s early years, his career, and his conflicted relationship with his son.

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Summary

Summary

Benjamin Franklin was not only one of America’s Founding Fathers—he was also a fascinating character who lived an exciting life. Whether carousing with prostitutes in Paris, taunting lightning bolts with kites, or founding America’s first volunteer firefighting organization, Franklin was always at the center of activity. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin details this American’s early years, his career, and his conflicted relationship with his son.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Benjamin Franklin set the tone for more than a century of positive-thinking American literature with this inspiring 1791 account of his education and early career as a printer, inventor, and diplomat.” Library Journal
“The most widely read autobiography ever written by an American. It has served many Americans as it may have served Franklin—to define what it meant, what it had meant, and what it ought to mean to be an American.” Edmund S. Morgan, emeritus professor of history, Yale University
“Franklin’s is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men.” William Dean Howells

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 6.06
Audience: Adult
Language: English