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

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

Label
Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president
Title
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
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Millard, Candice
Dewey number
973.8/4092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E687.9
LC item number
.M55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garfield, James A.
  • Guiteau, Charles J.
  • Bell, Alexander Graham
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Medicine
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • Political culture
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Large type books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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 -- 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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
625 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446251
Lccn
2011045169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 759491855
  • 5394255
Label
Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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 -- 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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
625 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446251
Lccn
2011045169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 759491855
  • 5394255

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