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
Chronicles the founding father's life and his multiple careers as a shopkeeper, writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, business strategist, and political leader, while showing how his faith in the wisdom of the common citizen helped to forge an American national identity based on the virtues of its middle class
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
  • B
  • 973.3/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Interest level
Grades 9-12
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
I83 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
E302.6 .F8
NLM item number
F831I 2003
PerformerNote
Read by Boyd Gaines
Reading level
10.6
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
  • Scientists
  • Inventors
  • Printers
Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Benjamin Franklin and the invention of America -- Pilgrim's progress: Boston, 1706-1723 -- Journeyman: Philadelphia and London, 1723-1726 -- Printer: Philadelphia, 1726-1732 -- Public citizen: Philadelphia, 1731-1748 -- Scientist and inventor: Philadelphia, 1744-1751 -- Politician: Philadelphia, 1749-1756 -- Troubled waters: London, 1757-1762 -- Home leave: Philadelphia, 1763-1764 -- Agent provocateur: London, 1765-1770 -- Rebel: London, 1771-1775 -- Independence: Philadelphia, 1775-1776 -- Courtier: Paris, 1776-1778 -- Bon vivant: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Peacemaker: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Sage: Philadelphia, 1785-1790 -- Epilogue -- Conclusions -- Cast of characters -- Chronology -- Currency conversions
Control code
ocm52090968
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 590 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780684807614
Lccn
2003050463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)52090968
Label
Benjamin Franklin : an American life, Walter Isaacson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Benjamin Franklin and the invention of America -- Pilgrim's progress: Boston, 1706-1723 -- Journeyman: Philadelphia and London, 1723-1726 -- Printer: Philadelphia, 1726-1732 -- Public citizen: Philadelphia, 1731-1748 -- Scientist and inventor: Philadelphia, 1744-1751 -- Politician: Philadelphia, 1749-1756 -- Troubled waters: London, 1757-1762 -- Home leave: Philadelphia, 1763-1764 -- Agent provocateur: London, 1765-1770 -- Rebel: London, 1771-1775 -- Independence: Philadelphia, 1775-1776 -- Courtier: Paris, 1776-1778 -- Bon vivant: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Peacemaker: Paris, 1778-1785 -- Sage: Philadelphia, 1785-1790 -- Epilogue -- Conclusions -- Cast of characters -- Chronology -- Currency conversions
Control code
ocm52090968
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 590 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780684807614
Lccn
2003050463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)52090968

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