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The unexpected president : Chester A. Arthur--his life and times

Author: Scott S Greenberger
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An exquisitely written, comprehensive biography of Chester A. Arthur, our virtually forgotten 21st president, who unexpectedly occupied the nation's highest office and surprised everyone with his moral character and reformist policies"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greenberger, Scott S.
Unexpected president.
Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017014581
(OCoLC)971512303
Named Person: Chester Alan Arthur; Chester Alan Arthur; Chester Alan Arthur
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott S Greenberger
ISBN: 9780306902673 0306902672 9780306823909 030682390X
OCLC Number: 1002848876
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Prologue --
Elder Arthur --
"This Is the Place" --
Bleeding Kansas --
Playing the Game --
Barracks and Blankets --
The Shoddy Aristocracy --
The Lordly Roscoe --
The Collector --
From Grant to Hayes --
His Fraudulency, the President --
"The One I Loved Dearest" --
Dark Horse --
"A Great Deal of Soap" --
"An Ugly Wound" --
A Mysterious Correspondent --
"He Is Our President" --
"A Splendid Henry V" --
A Surprise Visit --
An Attack in Savannah --
"Between Two Stools" --
"Fame is a Bubble" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Scott S. Greenberger.

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