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Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Little, Brown and Co. | 2008 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
ix, 309 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-296) and index.
Summary
The best-selling author of Blink identifies the qualities of successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family, and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires, why certain cultures are associated with better academic performance, and why the Beatles earned their fame.
Contents
The Roseto mystery -- The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29) -- The 10,000 hour rule (Hamburg) -- The trouble with geniuses & IQ -- The lessons of Joe Flom -- Harlan, Kentucky -- The ethnic theory of plane crashes -- Rice paddies and math tests -- Marita's bargain (KIPP) -- A Jamaican story.
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ISBN
9780316017923
0316017922
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