Poor Richard's Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wisdom, Written During the Years of the Almanack's Publication

Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
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'Poor Richard's Almanack' is one of Benjamin Franklin's most charming creations. He delighted in cloaking his writing behind a variety of literary personas, and Richard Saunders remains one of his most beloved, although some critics have complained that Poor Richard reveals the shallow materialism at the heart of Franklin's homespun philosophy and, by extension, at the heart of America itself. The Almanack holds a central place in understanding Franklin and his evolution from humble tradesman to founding father as well as providing a look at colonial America.
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Publisher
Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
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Published on
Dec 31, 1986
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Pages
77
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ISBN
9780880889186
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / American / General
Reference / Almanacs
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