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Why Not the Best: The First Fifty Years (Paperback)

Jimmy Carter

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ISBN 10: 1557284180 / ISBN 13: 9781557284181
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Paperback. In this autobiography, Jimmy Carter details the youth and experiences that led him to seek the highest office in the land. He describes his idyllic childhood, his naval career.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 166 pages. 0.444. N° de ref. de la librería 9781557284181

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Título: Why Not the Best: The First Fifty Years (...

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:New

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In this autobiography, Jimmy Carter details the youth and experiences that led him to seek the highest office in the land. He describes his idyllic childhood, his naval career, his strong Christian underpinnings, and the values of his mother and father.

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This campaign autobiography was begun in late 1974 when Georgia governor Jimmy Carter's presidential ambitions were being undervalued by the national media. It was received by the public as a welcome affirmation of one candidate's bedrock faith in old-fashioned public service based on duty, honor, competence, and honesty. With almost one million copies sold, it would help to propel him into the White House. In compelling yet humble language, Carter details his personal history to that point of his life: his idyllic childhood in remote Plains, his hazing incident at Annapolis for refusing to sing "Marching through Georgia", his near-death experience aboard a Pacific-fleet submarine, his strong Christian underpinnings, the compassionate humor of his mother, Miss Lillian, and the stern taskmaster ethics of his father, Mr. Earl. In short, this is the story of one righteous Southerner's coming of age, a Main Street memoir anchored by no-nonsense style and homespun storytelling.

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