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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] : Hachette Audio, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : EnglishView 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. This is the audio recording of David Foster Wallace delivering that very address. 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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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace; Kenyon College.
ISBN: 9781607885276 1607885271
OCLC Number: 741656522
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 0:24:42.
Address to the graduating class of Kenyon College in 2005.
Performer(s): Delivered by the author.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 5922 KB; MP3 file size: 11577 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.

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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. This is the audio recording of David Foster Wallace delivering that very address. 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 Wallace's electric intellect as well as his grace in attention to others.

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