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Outliers: The Story of Success

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Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Brand: Back Bay Books

Edition: Reprint

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ISBN: 0316017930

Package Dimensions: 8.0 x 5.8 x 1.1 inches

Number Of Pages: 336

Publisher: Back Bay Books

Release Date: 2011-06-07

Details: 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.

UPC: 352749561657

EAN: 9780316017930