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Title:
Outliers : the story of success
Author:
Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
Personal Author:
Edition:
[Large print edition].
Publication Information:
New York : Little, Brown and Co. Large Print, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
x, 452 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.8 13.0 164990.
ISBN:
9780316024976
Format :
Book

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