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The last lecture, Randy Pausch with Jeff Zaslow

Label
The last lecture
Title
The last lecture
Statement of responsibility
Randy Pausch with Jeff Zaslow
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A lot 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 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."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
92 PAU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
The last lecture, Randy Pausch with Jeff Zaslow
Label
The last lecture, Randy Pausch with Jeff Zaslow
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • V.
  • It's About How to Live Your Life
  • VI.
  • Final Remarks
  • I.
  • The Last Lecture
  • II.
  • Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams
  • III.
  • Adventures... and Lessons Learned
  • IV.
  • Enabling the Dreams of Others
Control code
11668166
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Dimensions
19 cm.
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Extent
206 pages :
Isbn
9780733623318
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) TUR4219.57152
  • (AuCNLKIN)000042424883
  • (OCoLC)223462101
  • (Nz)11668166
  • (BNAtoc)V2N26965

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