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An hour before daylight : memories of a rural boyhood

Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The former president offers an account of growing up on a Georgia farm during the Depression and provides profiles of the people who shaped his life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Jimmy Carter; Carter family.; Jimmy Carter; Jimmy Carter; Jimmy Carter; Carter family.; Jimmy Carter; Carter (Family); Carter family.; Jimmy Carter
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 0743211936 9780743211932 0743211995 9780743211994 0743212207 9780743212205
OCLC Number: 45080101
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Adults) 2002
Short-listed for Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers 2005
Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Land, Farm, and Place --
Sharecropping as a Way of Life --
Hard Times, and Politics --
My Life as a Young Pup --
My Mama and Daddy --
Boiled Peanuts in Plains --
Breaking Ground, to Be a Man --
Learning More About Life --
Learning About Sin --
The Carters of Georgia --
The Navy Versus Plains.
Responsibility: Jimmy Carter.
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In an American story of enduring importance, Jimmy Carter recreates his depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm, before the civil rights movement that changed it and the country. Carter describes  Read more...

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

 
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