An Intimate Portrait
By (author) Thomas Fleming
Benjamin Franklin by Thomas Fleming
Book DescriptionFor many people, Benjamin Franklin remains a puzzling figure in American history. This book tells Franklin's absorbing life story. In lively and informal style, Thomas Fleming presents a well-rounded account of probably the most versatile and accomplished man of his time-his boyhood in Boston ...his career as a newspaperman and writer ...his scientific pursuits and inventions ...his years as statesman and diplomat ...through his still productive old age until his death at 84. In Benjamin Franklin, Fleming not only gives a perceptive portrait of an extraordinary man, but he provides a rare glimpse into the forces that shaped the birth of a new nation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781596870161
(140mm x 215mm x 12mm)
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas Fleming
Ben Franklin, Paperback (October 2016)
A classic biography of Benjamin Franklin for young readers in a new, illustrated edition.
Great Divide, Paperback (March 2016)
A fresh look at the nation's formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson
Disease in the Public Mind, Paperback (June 2014)View all books by Thomas Fleming
In this riveting, character-driven history, one of our most respected historians traces the diseases in the public mind-the distortions of reality-that destroyed George Washington's vision of a united America and inflicted the tragedy that still divide's the nation's soul.
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Author Biography - Thomas Fleming
Thomas Fleming is Chair of Applied Science and Health Sciences at Seneca College in Toronto, author of Down and Out in Canada (CSPI, 1993) and editor of Serial and Mass Murder (CSPI, 1996).
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