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Jimmy Carter : citizen of the South

Author: Kaye Lanning Minchew
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Jimmy Carter: Citizen of the South uses photographs and oral histories to illuminate the distinctly Southern life of the former President. The South nurtured Carter, provided a launching pad for his political career, and supported the various activities of his post-presidential life. Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter both grew up in Plains, Georgia. Upon returning to Plains after attending Georgia Tech and serving in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Jimmy Carter; Jimmy Carter; Jimmy Carter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kaye Lanning Minchew
ISBN: 9780820357409 0820357405
OCLC Number: 1196820114
Notes: "Published in association with Georgia Humanities."--from title page.
Description: viii, 282 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 26 cm
Contents: Early Years --
Georgia Politics --
The Presidency --
Post-presidency Begins --
The Carter Center and Emory University --
Habitat for Humanity --
Politics and Awards --
Life in Plains and Georgia --
Other Titles: Citizen of the South
Responsibility: Kaye Lanning Minchew.


Uses oral histories and more than 215 photographs to look at the life of the former president and how the South nurtured him, provided a launching pad for his political career, and supported the  Read more...


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Kaye Lanning Minchew's Jimmy Carter: Citizen of the South is a touching, thoughtful book that helps even those of us who know Jimmy Carter understand better how the South in general, Georgia, and his Read more...

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