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Outliers : the story of success

Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 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.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 9781600243912 : 1600243916
OCLC Number: 246728121
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 7:00:00.
Credits: Produced and directed by John McElroy.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Responsibility: Malcolm Gladwell.

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The 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.

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