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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
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781594136146 (1594136149)
Publisher: Large Print Press
Pages no: 597
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 A book that needed to be written about a little known President
Destiny of the Republic-Candice Millard, author; Paul Michael, narrator Millard has written a book that desperately needed to be written about a President whose brief time in office is not well known, a President who only served the United States in that capacity for less than a year, but whose impa...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
5.0 Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
It is without hesitation that I give this biography 5 stars and wish that I could give it more. Everything about this book is wonderfully done, resulting in nonfiction that is every bit as captivating as any novel. I knew next to nothing about James Garfield before listening to this book, but I am h...
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5.0 Review of Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
What a fantastic book about James Garfield, the times he lived in, and his assassination. Candice Millard writes in the style of Erik Larson and The Devil in the White City where she tells the story but also discusses many other aspects of the society at the time. This story features Garfield, his...
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2.0 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Perhaps my expectations were too high, but I expected a more scholarly approach to President Garfield's life and assassination.
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5.0 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
I wasn't sure I would end up liking this book but somehow through the beginning pages I couldn't seem to make myself look away. Candice Millard does a supurb job bringing to life the times, emotions and plights then branches off into such an impressive story that I found myself drawn in from beginni...
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