Mon Cher Papa: Franklin and the Ladies of Paris (rev. ed.)

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This engaging account of Benjamin Franklin s years in Paris & his numerous friendships & romantic conquests there draws on letters written to & from Franklin. Widely praised when it was first published more in 1966, the book provides intriguing insights into 18th-century France & the life & character of America s first ambassador. It offers a broad & characteristic picture of Franklin s friendships with aristocrats & bourgeoisie, with scientists, philosophers, artists, & everyday people, & it provides essential psychological, social, & biographical background for an understanding of the astounding accomplishments in Franklin s years in France. Chronology of Franklin s dealings with France: 1767-1790. Illustrations.

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