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A full life [electronic resource] : Reflections at Ninety. Jimmy Carter.

Carter, Jimmy. (Author). Carter, Jimmy. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781442391079 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Jimmy Carter.
Summary, etc.: Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts.At ninety, Jimmy Carter reflects on his public and private life with a frankness that is disarming. He adds detail and emotion about his youth in rural Georgia that he described in his magnificent An Hour Before Daylight. He discusses racism and the isolation of the Carters. He describes the brutality of the hazing regimen at Annapolis, and how he nearly lost his life twice serving on submarines and his amazing interview with Admiral Rickover. He describes the profound influence his mother had on him, and how he admired his father even though he didn't emulate him. He admits that he decided to quit the Navy and later enter politics without consulting his wife, Rosalynn, and how appalled he is in retrospect. In A Full Life, Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 218278 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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