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Destiny Of The Republic : : A Tale Of Madness, Medicine And The Murder Of A President

Millard, Candice. Book - 2011 973.84 Mi, Adult Book / Nonfiction / History / United States / General / Millard, Candice 5 On Shelf No requests on this item

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Call Number: 973.84 Mi, Adult Book / Nonfiction / History / United States / General / Millard, Candice
On Shelf At: Malletts Creek Branch, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch

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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 ofpresidents -- "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.
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'sbullet.

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