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Top dog : the science of winning and losing

Author: Po Bronson; Ashley Merryman
Publisher: New York, NY : Twelve, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Po Bronson; Ashley Merryman
ISBN: 9781455515158 1455515159 9781455529551 1455529559
OCLC Number: 891028251
Description: vi, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: parachuters and ballroom dancers --
The competition machine --
What goes down when the stakes go up --
How the worriers can beat the warriors --
Even odds: why women need them and men don't --
The utter importance of pillow fights --
The difference between winning and not losing --
How one night of blackjack sped up the world economy --
The 'roid rage of chess --
The hierarchy of teams --
Michelangelo had an agent --
How the Black Sox cleaned up Wall Street.
Responsibility: Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman.

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