Sharing Good Times

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 23, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages
Following his New York Times bestselling classics comes this sparkling account of the joys of sharing the simple pleasures of life from Jimmy Carter.

In this wonderfully evocative volume, Jimmy Carter writes about the things that matter most, the simple relaxed days and nights that he has enjoyed with family and friends through the years and across the generations.

Here are lively, witty accounts of exploring the outdoors with his father and with black playmates; making furniture; painting; pursuing new adventures and going places with children, grandchildren, and friends; and sharing life with his wife, Rosalynn.

Sharing Good Times is an inspirational guide for anyone desiring to stretch mind and heart and to combine work and pleasure.
 

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Contents

Baseball
8
Navy Life
15
Back to Plains
26
Traveling with Our Boys
32
Learning About Politics
39
Sharing My Faith
45
White House Vacations
70
Tourists in China and Japan
84
Climbing Toward Everest
107
Watching Birds Together
122
African Game Parks
143
Private Hobbies
154
Acknowledgments
167
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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 thirty books, including A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety; A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power; An Hour Before Daylight: Memoirs of a Rural Boyhood; and Our Endangered Values: America’s Moral Crisis.