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Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.

Author/Creator:
Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Successful people.
Success.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-296) and index.
ISBN:
9780316017923
0316017922
OCLC:
225870354
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