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The drunkard's walk : how randomness rules our lives

Author: Leonard Mlodinow; Sean Pratt
Publisher: [New York] : Gildan Media, ℗2008.
Series: Your coach in a box.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this irreverent and illuminating audiobook, acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, chance, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we misunderstand the significance of everything from a casual conversation to a major financial setback. As a result, successes and failures in life are often attributed to clear and obvious causes, when in actuality  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Additional Physical Format: Hard copy version:
Mlodinow, Leonard, 1954-
Drunkard's walk.
[New York] : Gildan Media, ℗2008
(OCoLC)290480109
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Mlodinow; Sean Pratt
ISBN: 9781596592797 1596592796
OCLC Number: 707345259
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 9:21:29.
Performer(s): Read by Sean Pratt.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 134488 KB; MP3 file size: 263475 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Your coach in a box.
Responsibility: Leonard Mlodinow.

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In this irreverent and illuminating audiobook, acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, chance, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we misunderstand the significance of everything from a casual conversation to a major financial setback. As a result, successes and failures in life are often attributed to clear and obvious causes, when in actuality they are more profoundly influenced by chance ...

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