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In the line of fire : presidents' lives at stake

Author: Judith St George
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Details surrounding the four successful and seven unsuccessful assassination attempts on the lives of American presidents. Four chapters focus on the deaths of Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and Kennedy. The fifth chapter, includes brief sketches of botched or foiled assassination attempts against Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
St. George, Judith, 1931-
In the line of fire.
New York : Holiday House, ©1999
(OCoLC)606507445
Online version:
St. George, Judith, 1931-
In the line of fire.
New York : Holiday House, ©1999
(OCoLC)608755489
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith St George
ISBN: 0823414280 9780823414284
OCLC Number: 39679262
Awards: American Library Association-YA award book.
Target Audience: Ages 10-up.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. "Who is dead in the White House?" / Abraham Lincoln --
2. The summer of the president / James Abram Garfield --
3. "Nearer my God to thee" / William McKinley --
4. The eternal flame / John Fitzgerald Kennedy --
5. The survivors.
Responsibility: by Judith St. George.

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Details surrounding the four successful and seven unsuccessful assassination attempts on the lives of American presidents. Four chapters focus on the deaths of Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and Kennedy. The fifth chapter, includes brief sketches of botched or foiled assassination attempts against Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan.

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