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Outliers : the story of success

Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers", the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 0141043024 9780141043029 9780141036250 0141036257
OCLC Number: 501705589
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 309 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One: Opportunity --
Part Two: Legacy --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: Malcolm Gladwell.

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