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This is water : some thoughts, delivered on a significant occasion about living a compassionate life

Author: David Foster Wallace; Kenyon College.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in THIS IS WATER. How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion? The speech captures  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace; Kenyon College.
ISBN: 9780316068222 0316068225
OCLC Number: 290479013
Notes: Address to the graduating class of Kenyon College in 2005.
Description: 137 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.
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David Foster Wallace probes the challenges of daily living and offers advice that renews us with every reading.  Read more...

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"Striking...is [Wallace's] evocative insight and humor." Mark Follman, "Mother Jones""

 
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