Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Benjamin Franklin Unmasked: On the Unity of His Moral, Religious, and Political Thought

Moral paragon, public servant, founding father; scoundrel, opportunist, womanizing phony: There are many Benjamin Franklins. Now, as we celebrate the tercentenary of Franklin's birth, Jerry Weinberger reveals the Franklin behind the many masks and shows that the real Franklin was far more remarkable than anyone has yet discovered. [Description provided by the publisher] [Image: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/assets/aa/franklinb/aa_franklinb_subj_e.jpg]


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