Carmichael's Community Book Club AUGUST: The Book of Ages

08/26/2014 7:00 pm


Congratulations to Jill Lepore and her BOOK OF AGES which was announced as a finalist for the National Book Award this morning!


Please join us as we discuss Jill Lepore's biography of Jane Franklin on Tuesday August 27th @ 7 pm.

From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians--a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose obscurity and poverty were matched only by her brother's fame and wealth but who, like him, was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator.

Making use of an astonishing cache of little-studied material, including documents, objects, and portraits only just discovered, Jill Lepore brings Jane Franklin to life in a way that illuminates not only this one extraordinary woman but an entire world.
ISBN-13: 9780307948830
Availability: Currently out of stock. Usually available in 1-3 days.
Published: Vintage, 7/2014

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