|Title:||Poor Richard's Lament: A Most Timely Tale|
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|Publisher:||Hobblebush Books; First edition (January 17, 2012)|
Poor Richard’s Lament is not a book for wimps - let me be perfectly honest from the outset. Michael W. Zuckerman’s comprehensive Foreword makes this declaration all too clear. But good Ben Franklin was no wimp himself-as Tom Fitzgerald’s exhaustive Milestones in the Life of Benjamin Franklin makes equally clear. And so, let the clang of Caveat Lector! ring loud and clear - as you, dear reader, are about to embark upon a monumental challenge: to follow the genius of Tom Fitzgerald as he steers you and Ben Franklin’s time capsule through the Scylla of the two centuries-past: . through his first examination and the Charybdis of the present one in.
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Ben's odyssey begins at his birth site in Boston, passes through New York, and ends, with wrenching poignancy, at his grave site in Philadelphia.
With a bow toward Benjamin Franklin, founder of the Library Company of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society, and the University of Pennsylvania, this site aspires to stimulate open discussion on all worthy subjects, those relating to Poor Richard's Lament: A Most Timely Tale, as well as those relating to the world at large. Join the fun! Sunday, October 23, 2011. The first series of posts to this site will concern the topic of Leadership
Tom Fitzgerald on tour for Poor Richard's Lament: A Most Timely Tale. The stakes are high for our culture. Interwoven into the main story is a second, beginning in the red-carpeted parlors of the West Wing and ending in the blood-stained streets of West Philadelphia. Eventually, the parallel stories collide, like massive tectonic plates, in a stunning series of shocks and aftershocks.
Users say. Time Out says. The author reads from his new work of fiction, 'Poor Richard's Lament: A Timely Tale', about Ben Franklin returning to present-day America. Posted: Thursday August 30 2012.
Tom is the author most recently of Poor Richards Lament: A Most Timely Tale. According to Michael Zuckerman, Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, Poor Richard’s Lament joins John Barth’s Sot-Weed Factor as the best historical fiction of early America ever written. Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; Steve Jobs; Leonardo da Vinci; and others calls Poor Richard’s Lament, A re-imagining of Ben Franklin you will not soon forget. In spearheading the marketing campaign for Poor Richard’s Lament, Tom has given talks and readings in such venues as Penn’s Kelly Writers House, the Boston Latin School, the Franklin House Museum in London, the Chilton Club of Boston, and the University of Pennsylvania Bookstore.
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The resulting warship was christened Bonhomme Richard in appreciation of the influence of Poor Richard’s Almanack on the indomitable Jones. The final issues of the almanac reflect this new seriousness most dramatically. The 1756 issue includes short essays covering topics such as curing heartburn and burns on the skin as well as good conversation, expenses, good health, honest labor, temperance, simple living, adjusting to hardship, honor, and industry.