History provides few independent thinkers of the magnitude and character of Benjamin Franklin. Read this book to learn about Franklin in his own words. He is a compelling writer and his autobiography provides true insight into his story and thinking. This book includes Franklin's view on key concepts like the Socratic Method and Deliberate Practice. It is a rich tome that well represents America's most iconic Founding Father.
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The Red Fighter Pilot
This is the Autobiography of Manfred von Richthofen. The Red Baron was the greatest flying ace of the first world war. He was a master pilot and tactician. His Flying Circus ruled the skies above Europe for a large portion of the war. His flamboyance and discipline made gave him fame on both sides of the Western Front. Read this book to get his story in his own words.