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Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.

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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Linn Libraries Consortium. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Albany Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Carnegie Library 302 GLADW (Text) IALBO02306261I Nonfiction Checked out 05/10/2018
Albany Main Library 302 GLADW (Text) IALBO023000238 Nonfiction Checked out 05/07/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316017923
  • ISBN: 0316017922
  • Physical Description: ix, 309 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-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.
Subject: Successful people.

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