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The last lecture
(CD audio book)

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Contributors:
Singer, Erik. Narrator
Published:
Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2008.
Format:
CD audio book
Edition:
Library ed.
Physical Desc:
4 sound discs (ca. 64 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status:
Description
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."–Randy PauschAlot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a 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 ling.In this audiobook, 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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781401391447, 9781415957066 :, 1415957061 :
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.3, 7 Points

Notes

General Note
Unabridged.
Participants/Performers
Read by Erik Singer.
System Details
Compact discs.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Pausch, R., & Singer, E. (2008). The last lecture. Library ed. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Pausch, Randy and Erik. Singer. 2008. The Last Lecture. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Pausch, Randy and Erik. Singer, The Last Lecture. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Pausch, Randy., and Erik Singer. The Last Lecture. Library ed. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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