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The Resource An hour before daylight: : [memories of a rural boyhood], Jimmy Carter

An hour before daylight: : [memories of a rural boyhood], Jimmy Carter

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An hour before daylight: : [memories of a rural boyhood]
Title
An hour before daylight:
Title remainder
[memories of a rural boyhood]
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Jimmy Carter
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Language
eng
Summary
In an American story of enduring importance, Jimmy Carter re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm, before the civil rights movement that changed it and the country. In what is sure to become a classic, the bestselling author of Living Faith and Sources of Strength writes about the powerful rhythms of countryside and community in a sharecropping economy. Along the way, he offers an unforgettable portrait of his father, a brilliant farmer and strict segregationist who treated black workers with his own brand of "separate" respect and fairness, and his strong-willed and well-read mother, a nurse who cared for all in need -- regardless of their position in the community. Carter describes the five other people who shaped his early life, only two of them white: his eccentric relatives who sometimes caused the boy to examine his heritage with dismay; the boyhood friends with whom he hunted with slingshots and boomerangs and worked the farm, but who could not attend the same school; and the eminent black bishop who refused to come to the Carters' back door but who would stand near his Cadillac in the front yard discussing crops and politics with Jimmy's father. Carter's clean and eloquent prose evokes a time when the cycles of life were predictable and simple and the rules were heartbreaking and complex. In his singular voice and with a novelist's gift for detail, Jimmy Carter creates a sensitive portrait of an era that shaped the nation. An Hour Before Daylight is destined to stand with other timeless works of American literature
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Midwest
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other
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Read by the author
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adult
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Label
An hour before daylight: : [memories of a rural boyhood], Jimmy Carter
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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MWT11495041
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780743563703
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11495041
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11495041
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
An hour before daylight: : [memories of a rural boyhood], Jimmy Carter
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11495041
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743563703
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11495041
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11495041
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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