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The Resource Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore

Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore

Label
Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin
Title
Book of ages
Title remainder
the life and opinions of Jane Franklin
Statement of responsibility
Jill Lepore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator. Unlike him, she was a mother of twelve. Making use of an amazing cache of little-studied material, Jill Lepore brings Jane Franklin to life in a way that illuminates not only this one woman but an entire world -- a world usually lost to history. Jane's is one of the great untold stories of American history and letters: a life unknown
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Summary
A revelatory portrait of the founding father's youngest sister, Jane, draws on correspondences, artifacts and recently discovered portraits to reveal how in spite of obscurity and poverty she was, like her brother, a passionate reader, gifted writer and shrewd political commentator who made insightful observations about an early America. - Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10221067
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lepore, Jill
Dewey number
  • 974.4/6102092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
L427 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
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  • Mecom, Jane
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Women
  • Large type books
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and opinions of Jane Franklin
Label
Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-811)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jane : 1537-1727 -- Her book : 1727-1757 -- Letters : 1758-1775 -- History : 1775-1793 -- Remains : 1794- -- Appendices. Methods and sources ; A Franklin genealogy ; A Jane genealogy ; A calendar of the letters ; The editorial hand of Jared Sparks ; Jane's library ; A map of Jane's Boston
Control code
21039909
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
815 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410466143
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013040324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781410466143
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn861677629
  • (OCoLC)861677629
Label
Book of ages : the life and opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-811)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jane : 1537-1727 -- Her book : 1727-1757 -- Letters : 1758-1775 -- History : 1775-1793 -- Remains : 1794- -- Appendices. Methods and sources ; A Franklin genealogy ; A Jane genealogy ; A calendar of the letters ; The editorial hand of Jared Sparks ; Jane's library ; A map of Jane's Boston
Control code
21039909
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
815 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410466143
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013040324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781410466143
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn861677629
  • (OCoLC)861677629

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