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Outliers : the story of success

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Large print ed.

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.

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Newark Public Library LP 302 GLA (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780316024976 (lg. print)
  • ISBN: 031602497X (lg. print)
  • Physical Description: x, 452 p. (large print) : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co. Large Print, 2008.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [431]-447).
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.
Success.
Large type books.


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