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Outliers: The Story of Success

Outliers: The Story of Success

Hardcover

Business GeneralGeneral Psychology

Publisher Price: $30.00

ISBN10: 0316017922
ISBN13: 9780316017923
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Published: Nov 18 2008
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.91
Height: 1.08 Width: 5.58 Depth: 8.16
Language: English
From the bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia, learn what sets high achievers apart--from Bill Gates to the Beatles--in this seminal work from a singular talent (New York Times Book Review).

In this stunning 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.

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