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The Resource Dead presidents : an American adventure into the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of our nation's leaders, Brady Carlson

Dead presidents : an American adventure into the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of our nation's leaders, Brady Carlson

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Dead presidents : an American adventure into the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of our nation's leaders
Title
Dead presidents
Title remainder
an American adventure into the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of our nation's leaders
Statement of responsibility
Brady Carlson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An entertaining exploration into the varied ways we remember and memorialize the American presidents. --Publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.09/9
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.C23 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Dead presidents : an American adventure into the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of our nation's leaders, Brady Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Monument man : on George Washington's transformation from mortal man to immortal icon -- Well-timed exits : on the postmortem fortunes (and misfortunes) of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, and Andrew Johnson -- The first patient : on James Garfield, Herbert Hoover, Zachary Taylor, and the doctors who keep presidents alive (and occasionally make them worse) -- Farewell, Mr. President : on William Henry Harrison, Woodrow Wilson, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon, and how the presidential funeral was born -- Death trips : on the posthumous travels of James Polk, James Monroe, John Tyler, and Abraham Lincoln -- His good name : on William McKinley, Ronald Reagan, and Calvin Coolidge, and the large (and small) ways presidents are remembered -- Robots and sphinxes : on Lyndon Johnson, Rutherford B. Hayes, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, and Chester Arthur, and America's presidential libraries -- Unintended legacies : on William Taft, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and how presidents' reputations change over time -- Eternal flame : on John F. Kennedy, the City of Dallas, and what ties them together every November 22 -- The rest of the set : on the many types of presidential obscurity and mediocrity, with Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Martin Van Buren, James Buchanan, and Warren Harding -- Family reunion : on the Adamses, the Harrisons, and presidential descendants
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780393243932
Lccn
2015032329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909974392
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Dead presidents : an American adventure into the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of our nation's leaders, Brady Carlson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Monument man : on George Washington's transformation from mortal man to immortal icon -- Well-timed exits : on the postmortem fortunes (and misfortunes) of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, and Andrew Johnson -- The first patient : on James Garfield, Herbert Hoover, Zachary Taylor, and the doctors who keep presidents alive (and occasionally make them worse) -- Farewell, Mr. President : on William Henry Harrison, Woodrow Wilson, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon, and how the presidential funeral was born -- Death trips : on the posthumous travels of James Polk, James Monroe, John Tyler, and Abraham Lincoln -- His good name : on William McKinley, Ronald Reagan, and Calvin Coolidge, and the large (and small) ways presidents are remembered -- Robots and sphinxes : on Lyndon Johnson, Rutherford B. Hayes, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, and Chester Arthur, and America's presidential libraries -- Unintended legacies : on William Taft, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and how presidents' reputations change over time -- Eternal flame : on John F. Kennedy, the City of Dallas, and what ties them together every November 22 -- The rest of the set : on the many types of presidential obscurity and mediocrity, with Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Martin Van Buren, James Buchanan, and Warren Harding -- Family reunion : on the Adamses, the Harrisons, and presidential descendants
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780393243932
Lccn
2015032329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909974392
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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