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Keeping Faith

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Memoirs of a President
Jimmy Carter
978-1-55728-330-6 (paper)
978-1-61075-713-3 (audio)
July1995

 

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In Keeping Faith, originally published in 1982, President Carter provides a candid account of his time in the Oval Office, detailing the hostage crisis in Iran, his triumph at the Camp David Middle East peace summit, his relationships with world leaders, and even glimpses into his private world. “Responsible, truthful, intelligent, earnest, rational, purposeful. Thus the man: thus the book” (The Washington Post).

Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth president of the United States, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his time as president and his work through the Carter Center, which seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health around the world.

“Seldom has a presidential memoir been so self-revealing.”
Wall Street Journal

“Responsible, truthful, intelligent, earnest, rational, purposeful. Thus the man: thus the book.”
The Washington Post

“A wonderfully vivid closeup portrait of Leonid Brezhnev. And Mr. Carter’s detailed report on the Camp David Middle East peace summit is absolutely riveting.”
The New York Times

The seven works in the Carter Collection from the University of Arkansas Press showcase President Jimmy Carter’s lifelong relationship with writing and scholarship. These books range from commentary on Middle East politics to tales of outdoor adventure and, with First Lady Rosalynn Carter, reflections on life post-presidency. A longtime supporter of university presses, President Carter’s emphasis on high academic standards and critical thought are evident throughout these pages.

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