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

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

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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
TET
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Schiff, Stacy
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
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
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover in 2005 by Henry Holt
  • "Owl book."
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
21 cm.
Edition
1st Owl Books ed.
Extent
xvii, 489 p.
Isbn
9780805080094
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
9780805080094
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)63267356
Label
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America, Stacy Schiff
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover in 2005 by Henry Holt
  • "Owl book."
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
21 cm.
Edition
1st Owl Books ed.
Extent
xvii, 489 p.
Isbn
9780805080094
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
9780805080094
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)63267356

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