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The Resource Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore

Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore

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Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin
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Book of ages
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the life and opinions of Jane Franklin
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Jill Lepore
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eng
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A revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister and a wholly different account of the founding of the United States
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Title
Book of ages
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Summary
A revelatory portrait of the founding father's youngest sister, Jane, draws on correspondences, artifacts and recently discovered portraits to reveal how in spite of obscurity and poverty she was, like her brother, a passionate reader, gifted writer and shrewd political commentator who made insightful observations about an early America. - Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
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Genre
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
L427 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the life and opinions of Jane Franklin
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Jill Lepore
Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-417) and index
Contents
Jane : 1537-1727 -- Her book : 1727-1757 -- Letters : 1758-1775 -- History : 1775-1793 -- Remains : 1794- -- Appendices. Methods and sources ; A Franklin genealogy ; A Jane genealogy ; A calendar of the letters ; The editorial hand of Jared Sparks ; Jane's library ; A map of Jane's Boston
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ocn825198044
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiv, 442 pages
Isbn
9780307958341
Lccn
2013001012
Other physical details
ill., map

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