A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

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At ninety, Jimmy Carter reveals more about his youth in rural Georgia than he described in his magnificent An Hour Before Daylight, which The New Yorker called “An American classic.” He writes about racism during his boyhood and the isolation of the Carters during the civil rights struggles. He portrays the brutality of the hazing regimen at Annapolis, how he nearly lost his life twice serving on submarines, and his amazing job interview with Admiral Rickover. He writes movingly about the profound influence his mother had on him and how he admired his father even though he didn’t always emulate him.

In A Full Life, President Carter tells us what has made him proud and what he might have done differently, his regret at losing his reelection, and how he and Rosalynn made a new lift through rewarding second and third careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, about world leaders, and about his passion for special causes, particularly the condition of women and their deprivation in the developing world that he deplored in A Call to Action.

Jimmy Carter has lived one of our great American lives----from rural obscurity to world fame, universal respect, and contentment----a full life indeed.

Dimensions 9 , 7 , 1 inches
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