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STEALING GOD'S THUNDER Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America

by | Read by David Chandler

Biography & Memoir • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

This biography of Benjamin Franklin focuses on his work as a scientist, particularly his work as a pioneer in the field of electricity, his invention of the lightening rod, and his activities on the world stage of science in the eighteenth century. The straightforward biographical narrative leaves little room for creativity on the part of a narrator. However, David Chandler provides a near-flawless rendering. His excellent pacing conducts us through over eight decades of Franklin's life. This accomplished reader brings excitement to a history full of facts and dates. For students of the early days of the Republic, early research on electricity, and the life of this great statesman. M.C. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2008]



Trade Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CS ISBN 978-1-4193-6180-7 $41.95 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4193-6182-1 $44.95 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN $27.97


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CS ISBN 978-1-4193-6179-1 $72.75 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4193-6181-4 $92.75 • Eight CDs

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