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Destiny of the republic : [large print] / a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president

by Millard, Candice.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012Description: 625 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781410446251 ; 1410446255 .Subject(s): Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 -- Assassination | Guiteau, Charles Julius, 1841-1882 | Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922 | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | Presidents -- Medical care -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Medicine -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Medical instruments and apparatus -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1881-1885Summary: 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.
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Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2011.

Includes bibliographical references.

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.

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