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The Resource The world is waiting for you : graduation speeches to live by from activists, writers, and visionaries, edited by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer

The world is waiting for you : graduation speeches to live by from activists, writers, and visionaries, edited by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer

Label
The world is waiting for you : graduation speeches to live by from activists, writers, and visionaries
Title
The world is waiting for you
Title remainder
graduation speeches to live by from activists, writers, and visionaries
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With more than a dozen contemporary graduation speeches that dissect the world as it is and imagine what it could be, [this book] brings forth the courageous people who've dared to transform the podium into a pulpit for championing peace, justice, protest, and a better world"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
815.008
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS663.C74
LC item number
W67 2015
Literary form
speeches
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  • Grove, Tara
  • Ostrer, Isabel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Baccalaureate addresses
  • College graduates
  • SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Label
The world is waiting for you : graduation speeches to live by from activists, writers, and visionaries, edited by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Who will defend the earth?
  • Noam Chomsky
  • The pursuit of meaningfulness
  • Toni Morrison
  • Go the distance
  • Gloria Steinem
  • The world is waiting for you
  • Tony Kushner
  • Allow hope but also fear
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Learn not to listen
  • On empathy and reason
  • Paul Farmer
  • Not for profit
  • Martha Nussbaum
  • Know your history
  • Oliver Stone
  • The earth is hiring
  • Paul Hawken
  • Make this world a better place
  • Isabel Wilkerson
  • Anna Quindlen
  • Against discouragement
  • Howard Zinn
  • Listen to your mother
  • Cecile Richards
  • Don't wait to change the world
  • Theodore M. Shaw
  • A left-handed commencement address
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Be in time
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Hope to be hopeful
  • Barbara Kingsolver
  • To all my children
  • Marian Wright Edelman
Control code
1596257
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781620970904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014043177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1596257
  • (OCoLC)884815239
Label
The world is waiting for you : graduation speeches to live by from activists, writers, and visionaries, edited by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Who will defend the earth?
  • Noam Chomsky
  • The pursuit of meaningfulness
  • Toni Morrison
  • Go the distance
  • Gloria Steinem
  • The world is waiting for you
  • Tony Kushner
  • Allow hope but also fear
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Learn not to listen
  • On empathy and reason
  • Paul Farmer
  • Not for profit
  • Martha Nussbaum
  • Know your history
  • Oliver Stone
  • The earth is hiring
  • Paul Hawken
  • Make this world a better place
  • Isabel Wilkerson
  • Anna Quindlen
  • Against discouragement
  • Howard Zinn
  • Listen to your mother
  • Cecile Richards
  • Don't wait to change the world
  • Theodore M. Shaw
  • A left-handed commencement address
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Be in time
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Hope to be hopeful
  • Barbara Kingsolver
  • To all my children
  • Marian Wright Edelman
Control code
1596257
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781620970904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014043177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1596257
  • (OCoLC)884815239

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