By Jimmy Carter
At 90, Jimmy Carter displays on his private and non-private existence with a frankness that's disarming. He provides aspect and emotion approximately his adolescence in rural Georgia that he defined in his brilliant An Hour prior to 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 notable interview with Admiral Rickover. He describes the profound impression his mom had on him, and the way he sought after his father even supposing he didn’t emulate him. He admits that he determined to surrender the military and later input politics with no consulting his spouse, Rosalynn, and the way appalled he's in retrospect.
In his “warm and unique memoir” (Los Angeles Times), Carter tells what he's happy with and what he could 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 factors he cares such a lot approximately, really the situation of ladies and the disadvantaged humans of the constructing world.
“Always hot and human…even inspirational” (Buffalo News), A complete Life is a sensible and relocating glance again from this impressive guy. Jimmy Carter has lived one in every of our nice American lives—from rural obscurity to global popularity, common appreciate, and contentment. A complete Life is a rare learn from a “force to be reckoned with” (Christian technological know-how Monitor).
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A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter