dkblood11, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by dkblood11)
While reading this book I kept flashing to a picture of my son, as a three year old, and his dad racing around the backyard. If something were to happen to his father my son would not have enjoyed the life he has had. This book was written eloquently and is a tribute to Mr. Pausch's sons.
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by Cleveland Plain Dealer,
"I defy you to finish it without a box of tissues. Friendly in tone, this book is light-hearted but not as willfully jokey as the lecture....The text focuses more cleanly on the nitty-gritty of making a good life."
"Throughout the book, the author is frank about his emotions but never maudlin....I'm grateful that Randy Pausch chose to do his last lecture, and that through this book we can share it too."
by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
"The book isn't just a compendium of life lessons. It also contains surprisingly honest stories of his upbringing, how he met and wooed his wife, Jai, and why each of his children is special to him."
Based on the extraordinary final lecture by Carnegie Mellon University professor Pausch, given after he discovered he had pancreatic cancer, this moving book goes beyond the now-famous lecture to inspire readers to live each day with purpose and joy. Photos.
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