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The Washington Post Book World The most readable full-length Franklin biography available.

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The New York Times In its common sense, clarity and accessibility, it is a fitting reflection of Franklin's sly pragmatism....This may be the book that most powerfully drives a new pendulum swing of the Franklin reputation.

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Walter Isaacson, a professor of history at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chair of CNN, and editor of Time. He is the author of Leonardo da VinciThe Innovators; Steve JobsEinstein: His Life and UniverseBenjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography, and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Visit him at Isaacson.Tulane.edu.
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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 074325807X
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Simon & Schuster (June 1, 2004)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 586 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780743258074
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0743258074
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.75 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.13 x 1.56 x 9.25 inches
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Walter Isaacson, University Professor of History at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chairman of CNN, and editor of Time magazine. He is the author of Leonardo da Vinci; Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography. He is also the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made.

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