My life with Benjamin Franklin by Claude Anne Lopez

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Anecdotes.,
  • Lopez, Claude Anne -- Anecdotes.,
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
  • Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
  • Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementClaude-Anne Lopez.
GenreAnecdotes., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302.6.F8 L815 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL46776M
ISBN 100300081928
LC Control Number99046231

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