A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter

By Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, foreign 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 existence with a frankness that's disarming. He provides aspect and emotion approximately his adolescence in rural Georgia that he defined in his awesome An Hour sooner than sunlight. He discusses 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 remarkable interview with Admiral Rickover. He describes the profound impact his mom had on him, and the way he popular his father even if he didn’t emulate him. He admits that he made up our minds to hand over the army and later input politics with no consulting his spouse, Rosalynn, and the way appalled he's in retrospect.

In a whole existence, Carter tells what he's pleased with and what he may perhaps do in a different way. He discusses his remorse at wasting his re-election, yet how he and Rosalynn driven on and made a brand new lifestyles and moment and 3rd lucrative careers. he's frank in regards to the presidents who've succeeded him, global leaders, and his passions for the reasons he cares so much approximately, quite 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 global repute, common appreciate, and contentment. an entire lifestyles is a unprecedented listen.


“A hot and precise memoir of his early life through a clear-eyed evaluate of the problems he tackled as president and later on . . . a sweeping evaluation of a large diversity of matters and widespread credits to his spouse Rosalynn . . . Carter places the lengthy arc of his tale jointly the best way he sees it. The publication contains his accomplishments as a negotiator and peacemaker within the humblest means — as a guy who was once at paintings on a bigger undertaking, anything he remains to be. A primer for the generations who don't recognize his paintings and a private retelling if you do, an entire lifestyles might usher in the reappraisal he deserves.” (Los Angeles Times)

“Carter unearths inner most options and reminiscences over a desirable occupation as businessman, flesh presser, evangelist,and humanitarian.” (Booklist)

“A complete existence is modest just like the guy, continuously hot and human, and in a number of situations, even inspirational.” (Buffalo News)

“The former president is but a strength to be reckoned with. . . . the writer takes the reader on an enticing own trip during the later half the 20 th century, as he observed it.” (Christian technology Monitor)

“The drawings and poems through the writer upload much more of a private contact, although crises in his marriage and his ‘estrangement’ from the Obama presidency provide the main noteworthy revelations. A memoir that reads like an epilogue to a lifetime of accomplishment.” (Kirkus Reviews)

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