Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Carnegie Library||302 GLADW (Text)||IALBO02306261I||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Main Library||302 GLADW (Text)||IALBO023000238||Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780316017923
- ISBN: 0316017922
- Physical Description: ix, 309 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -296) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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.
|Summary, etc.:|| The best-selling 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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