Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President,by Candice Millard. Born into poverty, President James A. Garfield, four months after his inauguration, was shot by a deranged office seeker and thus began a fight over his medical care and a struggle for power in the administration. Copies of Destiny of a Republic will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.
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