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10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said
By Peter Steiner (illustrator) and Charles Wheelan
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Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date May 7, 2012
Pages 124
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393074314
ISBN-10 0393074315
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.48 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
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“A book filled with so much wisdom that I have no choice but to recommend it.”―Craig Wilson, USA Today

The antidote to those cotton-candy platitudes that are all too familiar to anyone who’s ever worn a mortarboard, Wheelan’s 101 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. 15 illustrations

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With Charles Wheelan | from W W Norton & Co Inc (May 7, 2012)
9780393074314 | details & prices | 124 pages | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.48 lbs | List price $15.95
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