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A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America, Stacy Schiff

Label
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America
Title
A great improvisation
Title remainder
Franklin, France, and the birth of America
Statement of responsibility
Stacy Schiff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schiff, Stacy
Dewey number
327.73044/09/033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.F8
LC item number
S35 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • United States
  • France
  • United States
Label
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America, Stacy Schiff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-461) and index
Contents
The first mistake in public business is the going into it 1776 -- Half the truth is often a great lie 1776-1777 -- Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead 1777 -- The cat in gloves catches no mice 1777-1778 -- There is no such thing as a little enemy 1778 -- Admiration is the daughter of ignorance 1778 -- Success has ruined many a man 1779 -- Everyone has wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbors 1780 -- The sting of a reproach is the truth of it 1780-1781 -- Those who in quarrels interpose may get bloody nose 1782 -- The absent are never without fault 1783 -- Creditors have better memories than debtors 1784-1785
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 489 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780805066333
Lccn
2004060615
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57001654
  • 839265
  • 876350
Label
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America, Stacy Schiff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-461) and index
Contents
The first mistake in public business is the going into it 1776 -- Half the truth is often a great lie 1776-1777 -- Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead 1777 -- The cat in gloves catches no mice 1777-1778 -- There is no such thing as a little enemy 1778 -- Admiration is the daughter of ignorance 1778 -- Success has ruined many a man 1779 -- Everyone has wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbors 1780 -- The sting of a reproach is the truth of it 1780-1781 -- Those who in quarrels interpose may get bloody nose 1782 -- The absent are never without fault 1783 -- Creditors have better memories than debtors 1784-1785
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 489 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780805066333
Lccn
2004060615
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57001654
  • 839265
  • 876350

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