Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, by Walter Isaacson. Isaacson was chairman of CNN, and managing editor of Time Magazine. Bestselling author of other books on Kissinger and more.
493 pages, followed by "Cast of Characters" and "Chronology," both in list format.
"Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us. An ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather -aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings, he seems made of flesh rather than of marble. ..."
In perfect condition. Looks like it's never been read.
Published 2003 by Simon & Schuster