The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin is a stunning documentary of the life of Benjamin Franklin, who was one of the most prominent figures in modern world history.
Summary Of The Book
Published first in 1791, this book, The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin, is a classic piece of literature which was published after the death of Benjamin Franklin. The book is divided into four parts, each covering certain events in the life of this great world leader.
The first part of the autobiography is the letter written by Franklin to his son, William, in the year 1771. It contains detailed information about Franklin's ancestry, written during his stay at England. The second part was written during his time at France. His relationship with William, his son, began to turn sour after the Revolutionary War. The third part of this book is about the time he returns to America. He starts by giving a detailed account of the progress of his history and then gives the readers some insight into the good he had done for the public of his country and for the world as well.
As the readers study the third section of The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin, they become aware of the fascination that the author has with doing good and they are provided with numerous details about the good deeds done by him as well. The last section of this book is incomplete and covers some events that took place in the last year of the author’s life.
About Benjamin Franklin
Born on the 17th of January, 1706, the author of this book, Benjamin Franklin, was among the founding fathers of the United States.
Apart from this book, the author has written a number of other books, which include The Way To Wealth: Advice, Hints, and Tips On Business, Money, and Finance, The Gospel Preacher A Book Of Twenty Sermons, and The Art Of Virtue Ben Franklin’s Formula For Successful Living.
Through the course of his life, Franklin held many roles, being a renowned author, politician, postmaster, inventor, civic activist, musician, statesman, diplomat, printer, and political theorist. Franklin hailed from Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Boston Latin School. He couldn’t complete his education due to lack of funds. However, he educated himself by reading extensively. Franklin passed away on the 17th of April, 1790, as a result of a number of ailments due to obesity.
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Certified Buyer, Hyderabad
Good old Ben comes across as a great guy
This is definitely in my top ten
Autobiography - Benjamin Franklin
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Certified Buyer, Trivandrum
Good but not great
It is interesting to read about his life
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Benjamin Franklin is a good man