Dark Horse (Paperback)

The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield

By Kenneth D. Ackerman

Viral History Press LLC, 9781619450004, 496pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2011

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Paperback (12/19/2011)

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Ackerman presents the razor-thin election story of President James A. Garfield, a partisan war, an assassination--and a cautionary tale for contemporary America.

About the Author

Kenneth D. Ackerman is also the author of YOUNG J. EDGAR: Hoover and the Red Scare, 1919-1920; BOSS TWEED: the Corrupt Pol who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York; and THE GOLD RING: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday 1869.