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The destiny of the republic : [a tale of medicine, madness & the murder of a president]

Author: Candice Millard; Paul Michael, (Actor)
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : Unabridged ; Library edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Millard, Candice.
Destiny of the republic.
Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2011
(OCoLC)733092041
Named Person: James A Garfield; Charles J Guiteau; Alexander Graham Bell
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Candice Millard; Paul Michael, (Actor)
ISBN: 9780307939685 0307939685 9780307939661 0307939669
OCLC Number: 765392270
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Read by Paul Michael.
Description: 1 sound file (9 hr., 47 min., 33 sec.) : digital
Contents: Prologue: Chose --
Promise --
The scientific spirit --
Providence --
A light in the wilderness --
God's minuteman --
Bleak mountain --
War --
Hand and soul --
Real Brutuses and Bolingbrokes --
Brains, flesh, and blood --
Casus belli --
The dark dreams of presidents --
"A desperate deed" --
Fear --
"Thank God it is all over" --
"It's true" --
All evil consequences --
Blood-guilty --
"The whole nation kin" --
Neither death nor life --
One nation --
Hope --
On a mountaintop, alone --
Terror, hope, and despair --
One : after all --
Two : all the angels of the universe --
The scientific spirit.
Responsibility: Candice Millard.

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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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