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The Resource Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard

Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard

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Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president
Title
Destiny of the republic
Title remainder
a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president
Statement of responsibility
Candice Millard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
A narrative account of James Garfield's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin's bullet
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10012132
Cataloging source
DLC
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Millard, Candice
Dewey number
973.8/4092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E687.9
LC item number
.M55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biography
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  • Garfield, James A.
  • Presidents
  • Guiteau, Charles Julius
  • Presidents
  • Medicine
  • Bell, Alexander Graham
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a President
Label
Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
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Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-619)
Contents
Prologue : chosen -- pt. 1. Promise. The scientific spirit -- Providence -- "A beam in darkness" -- God's Minute Man -- Bleak mountain -- pt. 2. War. Hand and soul -- Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes -- Brains, flesh, and blood -- Casus belli -- The dark dreams of presidents -- "A desperate deed" -- pt. 3. Fear. "Thank God it is all over" -- "It's true" -- All evil consequences -- Blood-guilty -- pt. 4. Tortured for the Republic. Neither death nor life -- One nation -- "Keep heart" -- On a mountaintop, alone -- Terror, hope, and despair -- After all -- All the angels of the universe -- Epilogue : forever and forever more
Control code
2011045169
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
625 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446251
Lccn
2011045169
Other physical details
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Label
Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-619)
Contents
Prologue : chosen -- pt. 1. Promise. The scientific spirit -- Providence -- "A beam in darkness" -- God's Minute Man -- Bleak mountain -- pt. 2. War. Hand and soul -- Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes -- Brains, flesh, and blood -- Casus belli -- The dark dreams of presidents -- "A desperate deed" -- pt. 3. Fear. "Thank God it is all over" -- "It's true" -- All evil consequences -- Blood-guilty -- pt. 4. Tortured for the Republic. Neither death nor life -- One nation -- "Keep heart" -- On a mountaintop, alone -- Terror, hope, and despair -- After all -- All the angels of the universe -- Epilogue : forever and forever more
Control code
2011045169
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
625 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446251
Lccn
2011045169
Other physical details
ill.

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