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Outliers: The Story of Success - 08 edition

Outliers: The Story of Success (ISBN10: 0316017922; ISBN13: 9780316017923)
ISBN13: 978-0316017923
ISBN10: 0316017922

Summary: In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of ''outliers''--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing. Alon
g the way he explains the secrets of software billionaires, what it takes to be a great soccer player, why Asians are good at math, and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band. Brilliant and entertaining, OUTLIERS is a landmark work that will simultaneously delight and illuminate.
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Summary: In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of ''outliers''--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing. Along the way he explains the secrets of software billionaires, what it takes to be a great soccer player, why Asians are good at math, and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band. Brilliant and entertaining, OUTLIERS is a landmark work that will simultaneously delight and illuminate. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 08
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Published: 11/18/2008
International: No

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