The Resource Dead presidents : An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders., Brady Carlson, (downloadable audiobook)

Dead presidents : An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders., Brady Carlson, (downloadable audiobook)

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Dead presidents : An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders.
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Dead presidents
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An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders.
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Brady Carlson
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Language
eng
Summary
In Dead Presidents, NPR host Brady Carlson takes readers to presidential gravesites, monuments, and memorials to tell the death stories of our greatest leaders. Mixing biography and travelogue, Carlson explores whether William Henry Harrison really died of a cold, why Zachary Taylor's remains were exhumed 140 years after his death, and how what killed James A. Garfield wasn't an assassin's bullet. He tells the surprising stories of the Washington Monument, Mount Rushmore, and Grant's Tomb. And he explains why "Hooverball" is still played in Iowa, why Millard Fillmore's final resting place is beside that of funk legend Rick James, and why Ohio and Alaska continue to battle over the name of Mt. McKinley. With an eye for neglected places and offbeat people reminiscent of Tony Horwitz and Sarah Vowell, Carlson shows that the ways we memorialize our presidents reveal as much about us as about the men themselves
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Carlson, Brady
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Narrator: Tom Zingarelli
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  • Zingarelli, Tom
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
Target audience
adult
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Dead presidents : An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders., Brady Carlson, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2560872
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781681680453
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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47B078DA-2B24-4341-AD75-FBE8631FBE35
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Dead presidents : An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders., Brady Carlson, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2560872
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000047b078da-2b24-4341-ad75-fbe8631fbe35
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680453
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
47B078DA-2B24-4341-AD75-FBE8631FBE35
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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