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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA 1979 - "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin' is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790. [This] work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of an autobiography ever written. Franklin's account of his life is divided into four parts, reflecting the different periods at which he wrote them". [Pub. Info] "[A] classic of literature and relating to the narrative voice of the author. In this work, Franklin's persona comes alive and presents a man whose greatness does not keep him from being down-to-earth and approachable, who faces up to mistakes and blunders ("errata") he has committed in life, and who presents personal success as something within the reach of anyone willing to work hard enough for it." [wikipedia] "[The illustrator] Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement." [wikipedia] He illustrated the Franklin "Autobiography" in 1944. LIMITED EDITION, 1ST THUS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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