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"You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can." -- Jimmy Carter
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born October 1, 1924) served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981 and was the recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, the only U.S. President to have received the Prize after leaving office. Before he became President, Carter served two terms as a Georgia State Senator and one as Governor of Georgia, from 1971 to 1975, and was a peanut farmer and naval officer.

As president, Carter created two new cabinet-level departments: the Department of Energy and the Department of Education. He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price control, and new technology. In foreign affairs, Carter pursued the Camp David Accords, the Panama Canal Treaties, the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II), and returned the Panama Canal Zone to Panama.

Throughout his career, Carter strongly emphasized human rights. He took office during a period of international stagflation, which persisted throughout his term. The final year of his presidential tenure was marked by the 1979 takeover of the American embassy in Iran and holding of hostages by Iranian students, an unsuccessful rescue attempt of the hostages, fuel shortages, and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

By 1980, Carter's popularity had eroded. He survived a primary challenge against Ted Kennedy for the Democratic Party nomination in the 1980 election, but lost the election to Republican candidate Ronald Reagan. On January 20, 1981, minutes after Carter's term in office ended, the 52 U.S. captives held at the U.S. embassy in Iran were released, ending the 444-day Iran hostage crisis.

After leaving office, Carter and his wife Rosalynn founded the Carter Center in 1982, a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization that works to advance human rights. He has traveled extensively to conduct peace negotiations, observe elections, and advance disease prevention and eradication in developing nations. Carter is a key figure in the Habitat for Humanity project, and also remains particularly vocal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Total Books: 204
A Full Life Reflections at Ninety
2016 - A Full Life Reflections at Ninety (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781501115646
ISBN-10: 1501115642
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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A Call to Action Women Religion Violence and Power
2015 - A Call to Action Women Religion VIolence and Power (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781476773964
ISBN-10: 1476773963
Genres: Law, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Speeches of President Jimmy Carter
2015 - The Speeches of President Jimmy Carter (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781599865522
ISBN-10: 1599865521
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Through the Years with Jimmy Carter 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President
Through the Year with Jimmy Carter 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President
NIV Lessons from Life Bible Personal Reflections with Jimmy Carter
2012 - Niv Lessons From Life Bible Personal Reflections with Jimmy Carter (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780310950813
ISBN-10: 0310950813
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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White House Diary
2011 - White House Diary (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780312577193
ISBN-10: 0312577192
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
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White House Diary
2010 - White House Diary (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781427210555
ISBN-10: 1427210551
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land A Plan That Will Work
2010 - We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land a Plan That Will Work (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439140697
ISBN-10: 1439140693
Genre: History
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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It's Lonely at the Bottom
2010 - It's Lonely at the Bottom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781426914874
ISBN-10: 1426914873
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An American Idea The Making of the National Parks
Sunday Mornings in Plains Collection
We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land
2009 - We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743583459
ISBN-10: 0743583450
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction, Law
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land A Plan That Will Work
A Remarkable Mother
2008 - A Remarkable Mother [Paperback Bestseller Collection] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781594132971
ISBN-10: 1594132976
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Beyond the White House Waging Peace Fighting Disease Building Hope
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
2008 - Palestine Peace Not Apartheid (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439559420
ISBN-10: 1439559422
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A Remarkable Mother
2008 - A Remarkable Mother [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743571043
ISBN-10: 0743571045
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 5

A Remarkable Mother
2008 - A Remarkable Mother (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781416562450
ISBN-10: 1416562451
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter
2007 - State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781604243833
ISBN-10: 160424383X
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Christmas In Plains Memories
2006 - Palestine Peace Not Apartheid [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
2004 - Sharing Good Times [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2003 - Negotiation the Alternative to Hostility [The Carl Vinson Memorial Lecture Series] (Paperback)
2000 - Atlanta the Right Kind of Courage [Urban Tapestry Series] (Hardcover)
1998 - The VIrtues of Aging [Library of Contemporary Thought] (Paperback)
1998 - The VIrtues of Aging [Library of Contemporary Thought] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Negotiation an Alternative to Hostility [The Ca Rl Vinson Memorial Lecture Series] (Hardcover)
Le Meilleur De Nous-meme [Why Not the Best?] (Paperback)