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Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President

Carter, Jimmy

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ISBN 10: 0553050230 / ISBN 13: 9780553050233
Published by Bantam Books, Toronto, 1982
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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622 pages. Signed "J Carter" on blank front free end page. Book signing broadside laid in. Small address sticker of previous owner on blank front paste down. Volume is otherwise Fine. Price clipped dust jacket shows very light wear over spine ends and corners. Dust jacket is otherwise bright and clean, and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 033050

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Title: Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President

Publisher: Bantam Books, Toronto

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Cloth - Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, Fourth Printing

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Quotations from the former president's personal daily diaries supplement his detailed account of the events, issues, relationships, disappointments, and accomplishments of his four years in office

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Keeping Faith is Jimmy Carter's account of the satisfaction, frustration, and solitude that attend the man in the Oval Office. Mr. Carter writes candidly about the crises that confronted him during his tenure as President of the United States and Leader of the free world, from 1977 to 1981. "The President who cared" details his anguish over the hostage crisis in Iran, his triumph against all odds at Camp David, his secret communications with China's Deng Xiaoping, and his dramatic and revealing encounters with Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev, West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, and other world leaders. Mr. Carter also shares glimpses of his private world - his feelings of being an outsider in Washington, his relationship with Rosalynn, his pain about the attacks on his friends and his brother Billy. Captivatingly written, this rich historical document delineates a morally responsible president who has continued to earn respect and admiration as a world statesman and advocate for the poor and repressed of all nations.

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