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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

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
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Millard, Candice
Dewey number
973.8409
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E687.9
LC item number
.M55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garfield, James A.
  • Presidents
  • Guiteau, Charles J.
  • Presidents
  • Medicine
  • Bell, Alexander Graham
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Power (Social sciences)
Label
Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-380) and index
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
Control code
ocn781683292
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books ed.
Extent
398 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780767929714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)781683292
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, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-380) and index
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
Control code
ocn781683292
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books ed.
Extent
398 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780767929714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)781683292

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