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The Last Lecture (2008)

Published: New York : Hyperion, 2008
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781401395513,
Language:  English

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OverDrive subjects: Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction

We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. --Randy Pausch. When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, was asked to give a last lecture, he didnt have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams wasnt about dying. It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, of enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment (because time is all you have... and you may find one day that you have less than you think). It was a summation of everything Randy had come to believe. It was about living. In this book, Randy Pausch has combined the humor, inspiration and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come

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Mode of access: World Wide Web

File size: 2302 KB

In English

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