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The last lecture 7 editions

Cover of: The last lecture by Randy Pausch
About the Book

"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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7 editions First published in 2008

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Cover of: The last lecture
2008, Hyperion Books
The last lecture
Hardcover in English - 1st ed.
Cover of: The Last Lecture
2008, Hyperion
The Last Lecture
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: The last lecture
2008, Thorndike Press
The last lecture
in English
Cover of: La última lección
2008, Grijalbo, Random House Mondadori
La última lección
in Spanish - 1a ed.
Cover of: The last lecture
2008, Thorndike Press
The last lecture
in English
Cover of: The last lecture
2008, Thorndike Press
The last lecture
in English
Cover of: The last lecture
2008, Thorndike Press
The last lecture
in English

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