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The Resource The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard, (sound recording)

The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard, (sound recording)

Label
The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president
Title
The destiny of the republic
Title remainder
a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president
Statement of responsibility
Candice Millard
Title variation
Tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president
Creator
Contributor
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
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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Millard, Candice
Dewey number
973.8/4092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E687.9
LC item number
.M55 2011ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
PerformerNote
Read by Paul Michael
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Michael, Paul
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  • Garfield, James A.
  • Guiteau, Charles J.
  • Bell, Alexander Graham
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Medicine
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • Political culture
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • United States
  • Books on compact disc, Unabridged
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
8 sound discs (ca. 9 hr., 48 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307939678
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RHA3337
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • sky241960514
  • (OCoLC)733092041
  • 809798
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president, Candice Millard, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
8 sound discs (ca. 9 hr., 48 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307939678
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RHA3337
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • sky241960514
  • (OCoLC)733092041
  • 809798
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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