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Benjamin Franklin, ingenious diplomat

by John R. Cuneo

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the diplomat whose skillful negotiations brought France to the aid of the colonies in the Revolutionary War.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 155-157.

    Statementby John Cuneo.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesSaratoga cluster
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.6.F8 C79
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5074500M
    ISBN 100754321069
    LC Control Number74088324

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