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10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said Audiobook

10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said

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Publisher's Summary

The antidote to those cotton-candy platitudes that are all too familiar to anyone who’s ever worn a mortarboard, Wheelan’s 10 head-turning aphorisms - backed up by a PhD in public policy and extensive social science research - set the record straight. Readers everywhere agreed, turning a Dartmouth Class Day speech that had gone viral into a best-selling book.

Whether praising the time “wasted” in fraternity basements; mentioning that, frankly, the worst days of your life still lie ahead; or simply asking that graduates avoid wreaking the kind of havoc that others before them have, Wheelan softens his candid conclusions with good-natured charm and tales of unconventional success. With cartoons sprinkled throughout to keep things light, this volume makes a perfect gift for graduates of all ages.

©2012 Charles Wheelan (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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“A book filled with so much wisdom that I have no choice but to recommend it.” (Craig Wilson, USA Today)

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