A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America

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A GREAT IMPROVISATION: FRANKLIN, FRANCE, AND THE BIRTH OF AMERICA

PRODUCT:   Paperback book

DESCRIPTION | BENEFIT:   A beautiful work of history where a Pulitzer Prize-winning author follows Benjamin Franklin to France for the crowning achievement of his career

In December of 1776, a small boat delivered an old man to France." So begins an enthralling narrative account of how Benjamin Franklin--seventy years old, without any diplomatic training, and possessed of the most rudimentary French--convinced France, an absolute monarchy, to underwrite America's experiment in democracy.

COMPOSITION:   Paper

AUTHOR:   Stacy Schiff

OTHER DETAILS:   9.5" x 6.5"; 489 pages; ISBN 0-8050-6633-0

Item# eb-BK-66330


Condition:  Good

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