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The Resource Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson

Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life
Title
Benjamin Franklin
Title remainder
an American life
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the life story of founding father Benjamin Franklin, describing the many hats he wore, from inventor to businessman to statesman; the persona he created--and that still lives on; and his relationships with his wife, his illegitimate son, and his illegitimate grandson
Member of
Summary
Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, inventor, and founding father. Chronicles his tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158631
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
  • 973.3/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
I83 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biography series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
  • Scientists
  • Inventors
  • Printers
  • Large type books
  • Inventors
  • Large type books
  • Politics and government
  • Printers
  • Scientists
  • Statesmen
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American life
Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 805-904)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53075727
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
907 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786260034
Lccn
2003060598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780786260034 :
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53075727
Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 805-904)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53075727
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
907 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786260034
Lccn
2003060598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780786260034 :
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53075727

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