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The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president / Candice Millard.

Millard, Candice (Author).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

The extraordinary "New York Times"-bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from the bestselling author of "The River of Doubt."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 973.84 MIL 2011 (Text) 33892100080515 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/11/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780767929714
  • Physical Description: x, 398 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First soft edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-398) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Chose -- Promise -- The scientific spirit -- Providence -- A light in the wilderness -- God's minuteman -- Bleak mountain -- War -- Hand and soul -- Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes -- Brains, flesh, and blood -- Casus belli -- The dark dreams of presidents -- "A desperate deed" -- Fear -- "Thank God it is all over" -- "It's true" -- All evil consequences -- Blood-guilty -- "The whole nation kin" -- Neither death nor life -- One nation -- Hope -- On a mountaintop, alone -- Terror, hope, and despair -- One : after all -- Two : all the angels of the universe -- The scientific spirit.
Summary, etc.:
The extraordinary "New York Times"-bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from the bestselling author of "The River of Doubt."
Subject: Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 > Assassination.
Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882.
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Presidents > Medical care > United States > History > 19th century.
Medicine > United States > History > 19th century
Medical instruments and apparatus > United States > History > 19th century.
Political culture > United States > History > 19th century
Power (Social sciences) > United States > History > 19th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1881-1885

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