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THE DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The shocking shooting and the painful, lingering death of the 20th president."Killed by a disappointed office seeker." Thus most history texts backhand the self-made James Garfield (1831-1881), notwithstanding his distinguished career as a college professor, lawyer, Civil War general, exceptional orator, congressman and all too briefly president. Millard follows up her impressive debut (The River ... Read full review

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Review: Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

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Audiobook narrated by Paul Michael A few short months into his presidency, James A Garfield was shot at close range by a delusional office-seeker named Charles Guiteau. The two bullet wounds were ... Read full review

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