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DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC : A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE, AND THE MURDER OF A PRESIDENT, Candice Millard

Label
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
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Millard, Candice
Dewey number
973.8/4092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garfield, James A.
  • Guiteau, Charles J.
  • Bell, Alexander Graham
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • Political culture
  • Medicine
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • United States
Label
DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC : A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE, AND THE MURDER OF A PRESIDENT, Candice Millard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-619)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Chosen -- Part One: Promise. The scientific spirit -- Providence -- "A beam in darkness" -- God's minute man -- Bleak mountain -- Part Two: War. Hand and soul -- Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes -- Brains, flesh, and blood -- Casus belli -- The dark dreams of presidents -- "A desperate deed" -- Part Three: Fear. "Thank God it is all over" -- "It's true" -- All evil consequences -- Blood-guilty -- Part Four: 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition
Extent
623 pages (large print), [16] pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594136146
Lccn
bd 12268035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 103395660
  • 103403183
Label
DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC : A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE, AND THE MURDER OF A PRESIDENT, Candice Millard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-619)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Chosen -- Part One: Promise. The scientific spirit -- Providence -- "A beam in darkness" -- God's minute man -- Bleak mountain -- Part Two: War. Hand and soul -- Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes -- Brains, flesh, and blood -- Casus belli -- The dark dreams of presidents -- "A desperate deed" -- Part Three: Fear. "Thank God it is all over" -- "It's true" -- All evil consequences -- Blood-guilty -- Part Four: 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition
Extent
623 pages (large print), [16] pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594136146
Lccn
bd 12268035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 103395660
  • 103403183

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