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Christmas in Plains : memories

Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster ©2001.
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The former president continues his account of his early boyhood years, recalling the Christmas holidays of his youth and later years and recreating the simplicity of community and celebration with friends and family.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Christmas in Plains.
New York : Simon & Schuster c2001
(OCoLC)743363482
Named Person: Jimmy Carter; Jimmy Carter; Jimmy Carter
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 0743224914 9780743224918
OCLC Number: 47849442
Description: 155 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Christmas as a Child --
My Family --
Christmas Events --
Fireworks --
Religion --
Christmas at Our House --
To a Broader World --
College Years --
Christmas in the Navy --
Back Home in Georgia --
Christmas as the First Family --
1977 --
1978 --
1979 --
1980 --
Christmas During Recent Years --
Best Christmas of All?.
Responsibility: Jimmy Carter ; illustrated by Amy Carter.
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In a follow up to his memoir "An Hour Before Daylight, "Carter recalls how in the last 48 years, he has missed Christmas in Plains, Georgia, only once. Here is a meditation on the annual celebration  Read more...

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Jonathan Yardley"The Washington Post"A lovely and haunting piece of work...that conveys with quiet passion...its author's love for the place in which he grew up and where, he says, he expects to rest Read more...

 
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Christmas in Plains

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ISBN 0743224914 – I’ve got a large collection of Christmas books and thought that Christmas In Plains would fit in nicely.  Since then, I’ve read the book and have no desire to keep it – but I am glad to have read it. ...
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