Ben Franklin -- Walter Isaacson

Started by bluegrass, Oct 02, 2003, 01:13 PM

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Just wondering if anyone else around here has read, is reading, or is planning on reading the new book by Walter Isaacson, "Benjamin Franklin, an American Life."  

I'm on page 133 so have a ways to go yet, but I'd love to start a discussion if anyone else is reading it and interested.
"To such females, womanhood is more sacrosanct by a thousand times than the Virgin Mary to popes--and motherhood, that degree raised to astronomic power. They have eaten the legend about themselves and believe it; they live it; they require fealty of us all." -- Philip Wylie, Generation of Vipers

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