Outliers: The Story of Success

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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.
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Little, Brown
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Nov 18, 2008
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Pages
320
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9780316040341
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English
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Business & Economics / Motivational
Business & Economics / Personal Success
Psychology / Social Psychology
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Statistics
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