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

Millard, Candice. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library LT 973.84 MIL 31254002992598 Large type - Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410446251 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1410446255 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 625 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2011.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
A narrative account of the twentieth president'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.
Subject: Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 > Assassination.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Guiteau, Charles Julius, 1841-1882.
Presidents > Medical care > United States > History > 19th century.
Medicine > United States > History > 19th century.
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922.
Medical instruments and apparatus > United States > History > 19th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1881-1885.
Political culture > United States > History > 19th century.
Power (Social sciences) > United States > History > 19th century.
Large print books.

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