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About the book Destiny of the Republic

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Watch a promotional trailer about the book from the publisher (above)


Watch the City 5 TV "City Focus" episode hosted by Diane Gonzales, as she discusses Destiny of the Republic with librarians Layne Pierce, Lisa Voss, Scott Clark and Marcy Graybill. [Video-on-Demand -- also airing on Channel 5 on Time Warner Cable locally]



Excerpts from Destiny of the Republic

Want to read a sample from Destiny of the Republic first? Only sections of Chapter 10 have been made available by the publisher for posting to online venues. Visit one of the following sites:



Reviews of Destiny of the Republic

On-Line Critical Reviews of Destiny of the Republic

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About Candice Millard

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Interviews with Candice Millard

Interested in reading (or listening to, or watching) some interviews with Candice Millard? The following list of links will take you to several print, video or audio interviews she has participated in, covering this book, Destiny of the Republic.


30-minute interview/presentation by Candice Millard for the Kansas City Public Libraries [May 16 2012]



Discussion Questions for Destiny of the Republic

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The Topics and Themes of the Book

You'll find articles about the various themes and subjects of Destiny of the Republic, in the following subscription databases available here through the libraries' "Research Resources." Have your library card # and PIN (personal identification number, a.k.a. "password") handy to log into these databases:

Madness

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Madness, one of the topical themes of Destiny of the Republic:

Here are some selected web sites related to the subject of madness and the Insanity Defense, one of the topical themes of Destiny of the Republic:



Medicine

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Medicine -- specifically developments in medcine that resulted from the mistreatment of President James Garfield, one of the topical themes of Destiny of the Republic:

Here are some selected web sites related to the subject of Medicine -- specifically developments in medcine that resulted from the mistreatment of President James Garfield, one of the topical themes of Destiny of the Republic:



The Murder of a President

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of James Garfield, Politics of the late 1800s, and Presidential Assassinations, some of the topical themes of Destiny of the Republic:

Here are some selected web sites related to the subject of the assassination of James A. Garfield, one of the topical themes of Destiny of the Republic:



Other Communities reading Destiny of the Republic

Book Clubs or Other Programs

The city of Lincoln, Nebraska, appears to be the first city to use Destiny of the Republic as a citywide reading project. If we find any others, or even any regional reading groups that have used this book and have made electronic resources available, we will post that information here...



If You Liked Destiny of the Republic

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What Other Communities Are Reading

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