The first work of fiction by a president of the United States—a sweeping novel of the American South and the War of Independence. In his ambitious and deeply rewarding novel, Jimmy Carter brings to life the Revolutionary War as it was fought in the Deep South; it is a saga that will change the way we think about the conflict.
The Hornet's Nest: A Novel of the Revolutionary War #ad - Through kindred and his young indian friend Newota, Ethan learns about the frontier and the Native American tribes who are being continually pressed farther inland by settlers. At the heart of the story is ethan pratt, from philadelphia to North Carolina and then to Georgia in 1771, who in 1766 moves with his wife, Epsey, in the company of Quakers.
With its moving love story, vivid action, the hornet’s Nest is historical fiction at its best, and the suspense of a war fought with increasing ferocity and stealth, in the tradition of such major classics as The Last of the Mohicans. The hornet’s nest follows a cast of characters and their loved ones on both sides of this violent conflict—including some who are based on the author’s ancestors.
An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural BoyhoodSimon & Schuster #ad - In an hour before daylight, bestselling author of living Faith and Sources of Strength, Jimmy Carter, recreates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm before the civil rights movement forever changed it and the country. Carter writes about the powerful rhythms of countryside and community in a sharecropping economy, offering an unforgettable portrait of his father, a brilliant farmer and a strict segregationist who treated black workers with respect and fairness; his strong-willed and well-read mother; and the five other people who shaped his early life, three of whom were black.
In his singular voice and with a novelist's gift for detail, Jimmy Carter creates a sensitive portrait of an era that shaped the nation and recounts a classic, American story of enduring importance. Carter's clean and eloquent prose evokes a time when the cycles of life were predictable and simple and the rules were heartbreaking and complex.
A Full Life: Reflections at NinetySimon & Schuster #ad - Always warm and human…even inspirational” Buffalo News, A Full Life is a wise and moving look back from this remarkable man. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, world leaders, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world.
Simon Schuster. He admits that he decided to quit the Navy and later enter politics without consulting his wife, Rosalynn, and how appalled he is in retrospect. Jimmy carter has lived one of our great American lives—from rural obscurity to world fame, universal respect, and contentment. In his major new york times bestseller, evangelist, Jimmy Carter looks back from ninety years of age and “reveals private thoughts and recollections over a fascinating career as businessman, politician, and humanitarian” Booklist.
A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety #ad - At ninety, jimmy carter reflects on his public and private life with a frankness that is disarming. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He writes about racism and the isolation of the Carters. In his “warm and detailed memoir” Los Angeles Times, Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently.
A full life is an extraordinary read from a “force to be reckoned with” Christian Science Monitor. He describes the profound influence his mother had on him, and how he admired his father even though he didn’t emulate him.
Faith: A Journey For AllSimon & Schuster #ad - A serious and moving reflection from one of America’s most admired and respected citizens. New york times bestseller in this powerful reflection, President Jimmy Carter contemplates how faith has sustained him in happiness and disappointment. He considers how we may find it in our own lives. All his life, president Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith.
Now he shares the lessons he learned. He writes, “the issue of faith arises in almost every area of human existence, so it is important to understand its multiple meanings. Simon Schuster. In this book, present, and its relationship to past, its far-reaching effect on our lives, my primary goal is to explore the broader meaning of faith, and future events in America and around the world.
Faith: A Journey For All #ad - The religious aspects of faith are also covered, since this is how the word is most often used, and I have included a description of the ways my faith has guided and sustained me, as well as how it has challenged and driven me to seek a closer and better relationship with people and with God. As president carter examines faith’s many meanings, he describes how to accept it, live it, how to doubt and find faith again.
Our Endangered Values: America's Moral CrisisSimon & Schuster #ad - The nobel peace prize-winning former president and author of Sharing Good Times shares his personal views on moral values as they relate to key issues today, evaluating the controversial and increasing intersection between religious and political arenas. 250, 000 first printing. Simon Schuster.
Living FaithBroadway Books #ad - Living faith is filled with stories of people whose lives have touched his--some from the world stage, more from modest walks of life. In living faith, he draws on this experience, exploring the values closest to his heart and the personal beliefs that have nurtured and sustained him. For president carter, faith finds its deepest expression in a life of compassion, reconciliation, and service to others.
For almost three decades, and visitors at his Baptist church in Plains, friends, President Carter has regularly spent part of each Sunday reading from scripture and sharing his personal faith with neighbors, Georgia. We see how president carter learned about other faiths from prime minister menachim begin and President Anwar Sadat; learned a lesson in forgiveness from a clash with commentator George Will; how he was inspired by the simple theology of preacher Ely Cruz, "Love God and the person in front of you"; and how the cheerful strength of family friend Annie Mae Rhodes taught him the meaning of "patient faith.
Living Faith #ad - Rooted in scripture and infused with a vision of how a dynamic faith can enrich our public and private lives, this is the most personal book yet by one of our most admired Americans--a warmly inspirational volume to give and to share. From the Hardcover edition. Simon Schuster.