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The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb; David Chandler
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Not all swans are white, and not all events--no matter what the experts think--are predictable. Taleb shows that black swans, like 9/11, cannot be foreseen and have an immeasurable impact on the world.--
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb; David Chandler
ISBN: 9781428166585 1428166580 9781428165554 1428166556 9781428166554
OCLC Number: 152035933
Notes: In container (17 cm.).
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"Unabridged Nonfiction"--Container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Chandler.
Description: 12 audio discs (14 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Part one --
Umberto Eco's antilibrary, or how we seek validation --
Part two --
We just can't predict --
Part three --
Those gray swans of extremistan --
Part four --
The end.
Responsibility: by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

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Not all swans are white, and not all events--no matter what the experts think--are predictable. Taleb shows that black swans, like 9/11, cannot be foreseen and have an immeasurable impact on the world.--

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