Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.
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.
- ISBN: 9780316036696
- ISBN: 0316036692
- ISBN: 9780316017923
- ISBN: 0316017922
- Physical Description: 309 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-296) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: The Roseto mystery -- Opportunity. The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29) -- The 10,000 hour rule -- The trouble with geniuses -- The three lessons of Joe Flom -- Harlan, Kentucky -- The ethnic theory of plane crashes -- Rice paddies and math tests -- Marita's bargain -- A Jamaican story.
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Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.8 13 164990.
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