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A wonderful biography on a very unique individual; a businessman, expert networker, an entrepreneur, a true American patriot... Read morePublished 1 month ago by James DiCenzo
Incredible book,incredible man and incredible writer.
It reads so fast and interesting.
During reading I became so much more productive myself as
Franklin would make... Read more
Let me first start off by saying that I have read few biographies. But Isaacson made a biography that is both readable and balanced between Franklin's personal and professional... Read morePublished on July 18 2004 by Sheila Tillman
As a direct descendant of Simon Meredith (1663-1745), father of Hugh Meredith, Benjamin Franklin's erstwhile business partner in Philadelphia, I looked forward with great interest... Read morePublished on July 11 2004 by Thomas L. Markey
Isaacson's writing style impressed me for a short time, but he becomes rather pedantic quickly, dwelling on seemingly minor points for long periods until you just can't take any... Read morePublished on June 27 2004
The biographies about old Ben Franklin, both juvenile and scholarly, would fill several bookshelves. Read morePublished on June 12 2004 by C. Middleton
Walter Isaacson's book, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, is an insightful and impeccably researched piece of scholarly work. Read morePublished on June 11 2004 by Edward P. Matos