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Title Way more than luck : commencement speeches on living with bravery, empathy, and other existential skills.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2015]

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 GDL Library Connection Non-Fiction    815.08 WAY    Available
Description 192 pages ; 22 cm
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Contents Debbie Millman: San José State University, 2013 -- Dick Costolo: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2013 -- Bradley Whitford: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004 -- Michael Uslan: Indiana University, Bloomington, 2006 -- Tom Wolfe: Boston Univeristy, 2000 -- Madeleine L'Engle" Wellesley College, 1991 -- Michael Lewis: Princeton University, 2012 -- Nora Ephron: Wellesley College, 1996 -- Ira Glass: Goucher College, 2012 -- Barbara Kingsolver: Duke University, 2008 -- Eileen Myles: Hampshire College, 1998 -- Jonathan Safran Foer: Middlebury College, 2013 -- Khaled Hosseini: Vanderbilt University, 2010 -- David Foster Wallace: Kenyon College, 2005
Summary "The commencement speech is the most popular public address of our time, shared every spring and remembered for years. Here, in an anthology of some of the finest of the genre, brilliant creative minds in every sector offer their wisdom: David Foster Wallace on living a compassionate life, Debbie Millman on the importance of taking risks, Michael Lewis on the responsibility that good fortune merits--and so many other greats. Some of this advice is grand (believe in the impossible), and some of it is granular enough to check off a life list (donate five percent of your money or your time)."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
College graduates -- Conduct of life.
Added Author Millman, Debbie.
Costolo, Dick.
Whitford, Bradley.
Uslan, Michael, 1951-
Wolfe, Tom.
L'Engle, Madeleine
Lewis, Mike (Michael)
Ephron, Nora.
Glass, Ira.
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Chronicle Books LLC, editor.
ISBN 9781452135199 (hardback)
1452135193 (hardback)

 
    
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