skip to content
The last lecture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The last lecture

Author: Randy Pausch; Jeffrey Zaslow
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The author, a computer science professor diagnosed with terminal cancer, explores his life, the lessons that he has learned, how he has worked to achieve his childhood dreams, and the effect of his diagnosis on him and his family.
Rating:

based on 2 rating(s) 2 with reviews

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Personal Narratives
Biografía
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pausch, Randy.
Last lecture.
New York : Hyperion, ©2008
(OCoLC)607142248
Online version:
Pausch, Randy.
Last lecture.
New York : Hyperion, ©2008
(OCoLC)609070114
Named Person: Randy Pausch; Randy Pausch; Randy Pausch; Randy Pausch; Randy Pausch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Pausch; Jeffrey Zaslow
ISBN: 9781401323257 1401323251 9781401309657 1401309658
OCLC Number: 183266069
Description: x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The last lecture --
Really achieving your childhood dreams --
Adventures ... and lessons learned --
Enabling the dreams of others --
It's about how to live your life --
Final remarks --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Randy Pausch, Professor, Carnegie Mellon with Jeffrey Zaslow.
More information:

Abstract:

The author, a computer science professor diagnosed with terminal cancer, explores his life, the lessons that he has learned, how he has worked to achieve his childhood dreams, and the effect of his diagnosis on him and his family.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (2)

The last lecture

by wppalmer (WorldCat user published 2014-05-02) Excellent Permalink

CITATION: Pausch, R. (with Jeffrey Zaslow) (2008). The last lecture. New York: Hyperion
.
Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer.

This is the story of a sincere man with scientific training writing autobiographically to draw out the lessons from his own life and provide these lessons to...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   

Life lessons we should all live by

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-10-08) Excellent Permalink

I had seen the online video of Randy Pausch's "Last Lecture" at Carnegie Mellon University a couple of months ago.  He'd been featured on an episode of "Oprah," and I was so impressed by his optimism in the face of tragedy, that I actually searched for and carved out time to watch the whole lecture. ...
Read more...  Read more...

  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (13)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/183266069>
library:oclcnum"183266069"
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"First edition."
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"The author, a computer science professor diagnosed with terminal cancer, explores his life, the lessons that he has learned, how he has worked to achieve his childhood dreams, and the effect of his diagnosis on him and his family."@en
schema:description"Introduction -- The last lecture -- Really achieving your childhood dreams -- Adventures ... and lessons learned -- Enabling the dreams of others -- It's about how to live your life -- Final remarks -- Acknowledgments."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/119833338>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The last lecture"@en
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.