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Made famous by his Last Lecture at Carnegie Mellon and the quick Internet proliferation of the video of the event, Pausch decided that maybe he just wasn't done lecturing. Despite being several months into the last stage of pancreatic cancer, he managed to put together this book. The crux of it is lessons and morals for his young and infant children to learn once he is gone. Despite his sometimes-contradictory life rules, it proves entertaining and at times inspirational. Surprisingly, the audiobook doesn't include the reading of Pausch's actual Last Lecture, which he gave on September 18, 2007, a month after being diagnosed. Erik Singer provides an excellent inflective voice that hints at the reveries of past experiences with family and children while wielding hope and regret for family he will leave behind. The first CD is enhanced with photos.
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It was a great read!
I learned very valuable lessons that I can apply in my life
What a great book! I was loaned a copy of this by a colleague. It's a great read, short but not in a way that makes you feel there is something missing. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amy
The story of a brave man with a young family trying to come to terms with his terminal illness. He attacks what time he has left with humour and dignity.Published 8 months ago by Janet Stewart
What an arrogant man. I am sorry for his family that he has passed on but reading this was painful.Published 9 months ago by Godsgirl
This is a book that should be read at leat once a year. Puts things in perspective.Published 11 months ago by Francesca Pitruzzello
C'est un chef-d'oeuvre. It's. Book to read and read again and again.Published 11 months ago by Hélène LeBlanc