Beyond the White House: Book summary and reviews of Beyond the White House by Jimmy Carter

Beyond the White House

Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope

by Jimmy Carter

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Beyond the White House by Jimmy Carter
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  • Published Oct 2007
    288 pages
    Genre: Biography/Memoir

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Carter recounts his adventures over the last 25 years, including founding the Carter Center and putting it and himself to the task of public, useful good works.

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"Less a memoir than an extended brochure for his nonprofit institution ... Ultimately, though, this book doesn't measure up to his bestsellers of recent years." - Publishers Weekly.

"Makes a strong case for the Carter Center as an effective tool for international diplomacy, human welfare and social reform." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Jimmy Carter Author Biography

Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia in 1924, and served as thirty-ninth President of the United States. He and his wife, Rosalynn, founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization that prevents and resolves conflicts, enhances freedom and democracy, and improves health around the world. He is the author of numerous books, including Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, An Hour Before Daylight and Our Endangered Values. He received a "Best Spoken Word" Grammy Award for his recording of Our Endangered Values. All of President Carter's proceeds from this series will go to the Maranatha Baptist Church of Plains, Georgia.

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