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Book (large print)
A remarkable mother
Large print ed.
Publication Information:
Detroit, MI : Gale Cengage Learning, 2008.
Physical Description:
232 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
1. Early Family Years -- 2. Nursing and Marriage in Plains -- 3. Growing a Family --4. Living in the Country -- 5. The Practice of Medicine -- 6. Dealing with the Race Issue -- 7. New Interests as a Widow -- 8. An Elderly Peace Corps Volunteer -- 9. Seeking a Role in India -- 10. Learning the Strange Customs -- 11. Expanding Interests -- 12. Helping a Son Become President -- 13. A Helpful Bodyguard -- 14. America's First Mama -- 15. Plains vs. the White House -- 16. Back at Home.
The thirty-ninth president shares a portrait of his mother that relates her humanitarian contributions as an advocate for social justice, describes her Peace Corps volunteerism, and salutes her non-participation in the prejudices of the racially segregated South.
Mothers of presidents -- United States -- Biography.

Large type books.

Plains (Ga.) -- Biography.