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Author Talk: Nancy Rubin Stuart 'Poor Richard's Women'

Presented by Nantucket Atheneum at Nantucket Atheneum Library, Nantucket MA

Aug 10 2022
Author Talk: Nancy Rubin Stuart 'Poor Richard's Women'

A vivid portrait of the women who loved, nurtured, and defended America’s famous scientist and founding father.

Everyone knows Benjamin Franklin—the thrifty inventor-statesman of the Revolutionary era—but not about his love life. Poor Richard’s Women reveals the long-neglected voices of the women Ben loved and lost during his lifelong struggle between passion and prudence. The most prominent among them was Deborah Read Franklin, his common-law wife and partner for 44 years. Long

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