The Resource The unexpected president : the life and times of Chester A. Arthur, Scott S. Greenberger, (electronic resource)

The unexpected president : the life and times of Chester A. Arthur, Scott S. Greenberger, (electronic resource)

Label
The unexpected president : the life and times of Chester A. Arthur
Title
The unexpected president
Title remainder
the life and times of Chester A. Arthur
Statement of responsibility
Scott S. Greenberger
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Despite his promising start as a young man, by his early fifties Chester A. Arthur was known as the crooked crony of New York machine boss Roscoe Conkling. For years Arthur had been perceived as unfit to govern, not only by critics and the vast majority of his fellow citizens but by his own conscience. As President James A. Garfield struggled for his life, Arthur knew better than his detractors that he failed to meet the high standard a president must uphold. And yet, from the moment President Arthur took office, he proved to be not just honest but brave, going up against the very forces that had controlled him for decades. He surprised everyone-and gained many enemies-when he swept house and took on corruption, civil rights for blacks, and issues of land for Native Americans. A mysterious young woman deserves much of the credit for Arthur's remarkable transformation. Julia Sand, a bedridden New Yorker, wrote Arthur nearly two dozen letters urging him to put country over party, to find "the spark of true nobility" that lay within him. At a time when women were barred from political life, Sand's letters inspired Arthur to transcend his checkered past-and changed the course of American history
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenberger, Scott S
Dewey number
  • 973.84092
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Paul Heitsch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heitsch, Paul
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arthur, Chester Alan
  • Arthur, Chester Alan
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The unexpected president : the life and times of Chester A. Arthur, Scott S. Greenberger, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12062617
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Publication
Distribution
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12062617
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12062617
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
12062617
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Label
The unexpected president : the life and times of Chester A. Arthur, Scott S. Greenberger, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12062617
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12062617
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12062617
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12062617
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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