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The destiny of the republic [a tale of medicine, madness & the murder of a president]
Title:
The destiny of the republic [a tale of medicine, madness & the murder of a president]
Edition:
Unabridged ; Library ed.
Publication Information:
Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2011.
ISBN:
9780307939685

9780307939661

9780307939678
Physical Description:
1 sound file (9 hr., 47 min., 33 sec.) : digital
Language:
English
General Note:
Downloadable audio file.

Subtitle from container.
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.
Abstract:
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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