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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

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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals how Benjamin Franklin outmaneuvered hostile colleagues, British spies, French informers, and other challenges to convince France to underwrite America's experiment in democracy
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2005
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
159146
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schiff, Stacy
Dewey number
327.7304409033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • United States
  • France
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Franklin, France, and the birth of America
Label
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America, Stacy Schiff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-461) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
500015
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 489 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780805066333
Lccn
2004060615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805066333
  • (Sirsi) ADQ-2363
Label
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America, Stacy Schiff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-461) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
500015
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 489 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780805066333
Lccn
2004060615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805066333
  • (Sirsi) ADQ-2363

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