Beyond the White House

Beyond the White House

Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope

By Jimmy Carter

Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9781416558804, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2007

President Jimmy Carter has had one of the most admired and productive post-presidencies in our nation's history. In "Beyond the White House," he recounts how and why he spent the last 25 years in the service of humanity, and in the process won a Nobel Peace Prize.

About the Author

Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, and served as thirty-ninth President of the United States. He and his wife, Rosalynn, founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization that prevents and resolves conflicts, enhances freedom and democracy, and improves health around the world. He is the author of numerous books, including Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, An Hour Before Daylight and Our Endangered Values. He received a "Best Spoken Word" Grammy Award for his recording of Our Endangered Values. All of President Carter's proceeds from this series will go to the Maranatha Baptist Church of Plains, Georgia.