By Jimmy Carter
“A hot and precise memoir.” —Los Angeles Times
Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, overseas humanitarian, fisherman, displays on his complete and satisfied lifestyles with satisfaction, humor, and some moment thoughts.
At 90, Jimmy Carter displays on his private and non-private lifestyles with a frankness that's disarming. He provides element and emotion approximately his adolescence in rural Georgia that he defined in his impressive An Hour ahead of Daylight. He writes approximately racism and the isolation of the Carters. He describes the brutality of the hazing routine at Annapolis, and the way he approximately misplaced his lifestyles two times serving on submarines and his outstanding interview with Admiral Rickover. He describes the profound effect his mom had on him, and the way he renowned his father although he didn’t emulate him. He admits that he determined to give up the army and later input politics with no consulting his spouse, Rosalynn, and the way appalled he's in retrospect.
In A complete Life, Carter tells what he's happy with and what he may well do otherwise. He discusses his remorse at wasting his re-election, yet how he and Rosalynn driven on and made a brand new existence and moment and 3rd lucrative careers. he's frank in regards to the presidents who've succeeded him, international leaders, and his passions for the explanations he cares so much approximately, rather the situation of girls and the disadvantaged humans of the constructing world.
This is a smart and relocating glance again from this striking guy. Jimmy Carter has lived one among our nice American lives—from rural obscurity to international repute, common admire, and contentment. A complete Life is a rare learn.
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