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The Resource The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president, Candice Millard

The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president, Candice Millard

Label
The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president
Title
The 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
DLC
Dewey number
973.8/4092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-323) 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: Chose -- Part 1: Promise. The scientific spirit ; Providence ; "A beam in darkness" ; God's minute man ; Bleak mountain -- Part 2: War. Hand and soul ; Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes ; Brains, flesh, and blood ; Casus belli ; The dark dreams of presidents ; "A desperate deed" -- Part 3: Fear. "Thank God it is all over" ; "It's true" ; All evil consequences ; Blood-guilty -- Part 4: 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
ocn700205578
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 339 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780385526265
Lccn
2011001549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)700205578
Label
The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-323) 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: Chose -- Part 1: Promise. The scientific spirit ; Providence ; "A beam in darkness" ; God's minute man ; Bleak mountain -- Part 2: War. Hand and soul ; Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes ; Brains, flesh, and blood ; Casus belli ; The dark dreams of presidents ; "A desperate deed" -- Part 3: Fear. "Thank God it is all over" ; "It's true" ; All evil consequences ; Blood-guilty -- Part 4: 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
ocn700205578
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 339 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780385526265
Lccn
2011001549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)700205578

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