devil and Ben Franklin. by Theodore Mathieson

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Published by simon and Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Fiction.

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SeriesAn Inner sanctum mystery.
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LC ClassificationsPZ4.M4298 De
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5819876M
LC Control Number61005842
OCLC/WorldCa1740783

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The Devil and Ben Franklin Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Theodore Mathieson (Author), Tiesen (cover) (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(3). The author of more than children's and young adult non-fiction books, Dennis Brindell Fradin was the winner of many awards, including the Flora Steiglitz Straus best non-fiction book of the year, two Carter Woodson awards, a Golden Kite honor plaque, and three Society of Midland Authors Best Book prizes, Dennis prided himself on writing graceful, readable prose for young people/5().

THE CHARACTERS: The Devil and Ben Franklin () is set in Philadelphia of when Ben Franklin is only twenty eight. In this well researched and authentic feeling 18th century historical mystery he is living with his common law wife Deborah Read (affectionately called Debby throughout) and his son William is still an infant.

Genre/Form: Mystery fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mathieson, Theodore. Devil and Ben Franklin.

New York, simon and Schuster, quotes from Benjamin Franklin: 'Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.', 'Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.', and 'They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.'.

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This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online.

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Ben wanders the night in search for answers while the Red Devils burn his world into a twisted fantasy of good and evil. As the night progresses the Red Devils release their poison and Ben's mind swells with pain and anger.

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