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Description - Ben Franklin for Beginners by Tim Ogline

"If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you're dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing." - Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790 Benjamin Franklin would seem to be the teller - and quite arguably the protagonist - of the Great American Success Story. As America's prototypical polymath, he excelled - and even defined - a number of professions including printer, writer, postmaster, scientist, inventor, public citizen, politician, and diplomat. He was a cornerstone in the foundation of the United States. He discovered practicable uses for electricity. He was America's first great satirist. He founded the University of Pennsylvania. He invented bifocals. He was a legendary ladies' man. He was all of these things...and he was so much more. BEN FRANKLIN FOR BEGINNERS, written and illustrated by Tim E. Ogline, opens the book on Benjamin Franklin and tells the story of his life and times with wry wit and whimsical drawings

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781934389485
ISBN-10: 193438948X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: For Beginners
Publisher: For Beginners
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Tim Ogline

Tim E. Ogline, Principal of Ogline Design in Greater Philadelphia, is an award-winning illustrator whose work has been published by "The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wall Street Journal," the "Utne Reader," "Institutional Investor," and "Philadelphia Style" among others. Tim is also a Contributing Editor (and former Art Director) of the "Wild River Review" (an online literary and arts journal). Ogline has also been an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Temple University's prestigious Tyler School of Art.