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Ambushed! : the assassination plot against President Garfield

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"James Abram Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, was assassinated when he was shot by Charles Guiteau in July 1881, less than four months after he was elected president. But Garfield didn't actually die until 80 days later. In this page-turner, award-winning author Gail Jarrow delves into the fascinating story of the relationship between Garfield and Guiteau, and relates the gruesome details of Garfield's slow and agonizing death. She reveals medical mistakes made in the aftermath of Garfield's assassination, including the faulty diagnoses and outdated treatments that led to the president's demise. This gripping blend of science, history, and mystery -- the latest title in the Medical Fiascoes series -- is nonfiction for kids at its best: exciting and relevant and packed with plenty of villains and horrifying facts."--Provided by publisher.

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Clifton Springs Library j973.84 Jar (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
Wadsworth Library - Geneseo J 973.8 JAR (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua YA 973.8 JAR (Text)
Young Adult Nonfiction

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