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AN HOUR BEFORE DAYLIGHT Memories of a Rural Boyhood

by | Read by Jimmy Carter

Biography & Memoir • 6 hrs. • Abridged • © 2001

Not since Abraham Lincoln have Americans become as familiar with another humble U.S. President raised in the heart of farm country as they are with Jimmy Carter. Carter revisits his Depression-era childhood growing up in Georgia before the Civil Rights Movement. Recounting treasured memories, Carter speaks candidly about black workers on the farm and the respect shown to them by his mother and father. In fact, some of Carter's fondest recollections surround his relationships with blacks and the marvelous lessons they unselfishly taught him about nature, farming, spirituality, and friendship. This is an inspirational story of a family pulling together during tough times while living with dignity and the resultant respect and goodness that propelled a young boy to become a kind and revered leader. B.J.P. 2002 Grammy Award Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 01]

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Formats

Retail pak • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2001

CS ISBN 0743518071 $26.00 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 074351808X $32.00 • Five CDs

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