An Hour Before Daylight


an Hour Before Daylight

bestselling author of living faith and sources OF strength writes about the powerful rhythms of countryside and community in a sharecropping economy. Ask our professional writer! Will stay in the mind long after the last page is read." (. He recollects just how farm life was in the 30's and 40's during the depression, and how the farmers in the south treated their neighbors both white the Path of Success and black.

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. I feel like I now understand so much more about the economics and culture of agriculture during that time, and the social landscape of segregation. The writing is fantastic. This is easily in the top 5 books I've read in 2011.

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I learned so much about the long-held resentment towards the North that families harbored since the Civil War- not just that they california Dreams and Realities held these feelings but the way it manifested in their daily lives and culture. And yet, I couldn't put it down. This style made the book more like a collection of simple vignettes about a boy on a farm, except the reader remains thinking about the deeper meaning after reading. Former President Jimmy Carters memories of his childhood provide evocative descriptions of living conditions and race relations in the rural South during the 1930s. 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. They believed this, not because they were prejudiced and wanted blacks kept in their proper place, but because it was the accepted thing to do at the time. He learned at an early age how to butcher animals, how to grow crops and care for food, and how to manage the farm business.


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