Quatrième de couverture
's was one of the earliest and is one of the most celebrated autobiographies to have been written by an American. It is a work of central importance in American literature as well as being a crucial record of that country's historical, social and cultural genesis. Its author helped to write both the American Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and was a noted scientist, inventor, prolific author, philosopher, diplomat and public benefactor. The Autobiography's simple and elegant truths, written in Franklin's direct and accessible style, continue to draw new generations to read the book as a practical guide to sensible living. --Ce texte fait référence à une édition épuisée ou non disponible de ce titre.