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Outliers : The Story Of Success (2008)
(eBook - OverDrive)


Published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780316040341 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB), 0316040347 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB),
Language:  English


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



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

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