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You Are At This Page! Programs and Special Events Discussion Groups One Book Blog Follow the Lincoln City Libraries Twitter feed for One Book updates! Become a Fan of the One Book One Lincoln Facebook page! About the Book Excerpts from the Book Reviews of the Book About the Author Interviews with the Author Discussion Questions If You Like...(readalikes) Information about Mental Illness and the Insanity Plea Information about Medicine of the late 1800s and changes as a result of Garfield's mistreatment Information about Presidential Assassinations

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Additional Resources
2012


Additional Resources for Destiny of the Republic:

Additional related resources for the themes of this novel:



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Want a basic description, or just some general information about Destiny of the Republic? You can find it at these sites:


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]



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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:



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On-Line Critical Reviews of Destiny of the Republic

Connect to the following on-line reviews of Destiny of the Republic, by professional critics:



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Learn more about the author Candice Millard at the following sites:



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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]




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Are you leading a book group for Destiny of the Republic but need some good topics to get the discussions going? Or are you looking for an opportunity to gather with other readers and discuss this book?

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:

  • Magazine Article Search (combines EBSCO Masterfile Premier and Wilson OmniFile)  — full-text magazine articles
  • eLibrary — articles from selected magazines, newspapers, books, and radio and TV broadcasts
  • Wilson Biography Reference Bank — full-text magazine articles
  • History Reference eBooks — numerous history-related texts


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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:



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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:



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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:



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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…



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