The Racy Memoirs of the Young Ben Franklin: Little Family Anecdotes of No Importance to Others

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Benjamin Franklin-racy? When we think of Franklin, we think of a statesman, an inventor, a man of worldly wisdom-and a man temperate in all his affairs. The last thing we think of is racy. But Franklin's own words, written in a letter to his son, tell of the scrapes, the tricks, the imbroglios and the intrigues that young Ben was party to. Did you know that Ben had to post bail for himself? Or that he was afraid of contracting a venereal disease? Did you know that he jilted a girl? And engaged in bribery? These "little ...

The Racy Memoirs of the Young Ben Franklin: Little Family Anecdotes of No Importance to Others 2007, E & E Publishing, Sausalito

ISBN-13: 9780979160615

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