Benjamin Franklin

  • von Carl Van Doren
  • Sprecher: Patrick Cullen
  • 32 Std. 46 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

From his beginnings as a journalist at age 16, to his retirement from public affairs at 82, there was no break in Benjamin Franklin's activity and accomplishments. A writer, inventor, and statesman, he remains unsurpassed in the range of his natural gifts and the important uses to which he put them.In this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Carl Van Doren incorporates materials from Franklin's letters, manuscripts, journals, and published works to give the most accurate and comprehensive portrait ever written of this great American.

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"A review of Mr. Van Doren's Benjamin Franklin can be nothing short of a eulogy. The greatest American has found a biographer worthy of him." (The Nation)
"Patrick Cullen's narration [is] suitably smart, spirited, and gentle....There is inspiration here at every turn, and one is left feeling the tragedy of America is that Franklin didn't live to be 300 - at least. Highly recommended for all collections." (Library Journal)
"The most comprehensive and the most intelligently sympathetic biography of Franklin we have." (New York Times)

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 01.05.2009
  • Verlag: Blackstone Audio, Inc.