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An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections
     

An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections

by Jimmy Carter
 

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"The man revealed in these pages seems to embody so much of what Americans claim to admire--self-reliance, honesty, humor, modesty, intelligence--the stuff of heroes."--The New York Times Book Review

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"The man revealed in these pages seems to embody so much of what Americans claim to admire--self-reliance, honesty, humor, modesty, intelligence--the stuff of heroes."--The New York Times Book Review

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Here, the former president reminisces about his childhood--fishing with his daddy and learning to hunt, encounters with rattlesnakes and getting lost in the woods. He charts his and his wife's progress in fly-fishing and takes us on piscatorial adventures to Camp David, Japan, New Zealand, Europe. ``This book is the work of a contented man,'' observed PW. (July)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553053012
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1988
Pages:
288

Meet the Author

Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth President of the United States, serving from 1977 to 1981. In 1982, he and his wife founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people around the world. Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. He is the author of over two-dozen books, including An Hour Before Daylight; Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid and Our Endangered Values. He lives in Plains, Georgia.

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