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The last lecture

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This edition was published in by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me.

Written in English

285 pages

"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 didn’t 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” — wasn’t 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.

You can watch The Last Lecture on YouTube.

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"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 didn’t 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” — wasn’t 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.

You can watch The Last Lecture on YouTube.

The last lecture

This edition was published in by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me.


Edition Notes

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Biography.

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Dewey Decimal Class
004.092, B
Library of Congress
QA76.2.P38 A3 2008

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OL18517362M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781410407115
ISBN 10
141040711X
ISBN 13
9781410407115
LC Control Number
2008009249
Library Thing
5006483
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3320267

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