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Outliers : the story of success  Cover Image Book Book

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.

Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1080L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.8 13 164990.
Subject: Successful people.
Achievements (Heraldry)
Social Environment.

Available copies

  • 40 of 41 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


  • 1 current hold with 41 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library 302 Gla (Text) 33858000095333 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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