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The assassination of James A. Garfield

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Examines one of America"s lesser-known presidents, his assassination, and the life of Charles Guiteau, who killed him.

StatementRobert Kingsbury.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesThe library of political assassinations
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LC ClassificationsE687.9 .K56 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3938499M
ISBN 10082393540X
LC Control Number2001003796
OCLC/WorldCa47243808

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To summarize: the nation, which in recent times had dealt with the horrors of President Lincoln’s assassination, was once again shaken to its core the summer of