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Outliers : the story of success

Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: New York ; Boston ; London : Back Bay Books, Little, Brown and Company, ©2008 [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies the qualities of successful people, maintaining that culture, family, and idiosyncratic factors can have a decisive impact on shaping high achievers,
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 9780316017930 0316017930
OCLC Number: 873843189
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown, 2008. Reading group guide ©2010. Excerpt from David and Goliath ©2013. First Back Bay paperback edition, June 2011.
Includes discussion questions and an excerpt from David and Goliath.
Description: 309, 10, 12 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : The Roseto mystery --
Part one : Opportunity --
The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29) --
The 10,000 hour rule --
The trouble with geniuses, part 1 --
The trouble with geniuses, part 2 --
The three lessons of Joe Flom --
Part two : Legacy --
Harlan, Kentucky --
The ethnic theory of plane crashes --
Rice paddies and math tests --
Marita's bargain --
Epilogue : A Jamaican story --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index --
Reading group guide --
Excerpt from David and Goliath.
Responsibility: Malcolm Gladwell.

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Identifies the qualities of successful people, maintaining that culture, family, and idiosyncratic factors can have a decisive impact on shaping high achievers,

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