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Outliers The Story of Success

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ISBN-10: 0316017930

ISBN-13: 9780316017930

Edition: N/A

Authors: Malcolm Gladwell, Malcolm Gladwell

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List price: $22.49
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 6/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Malcolm Gladwell, non-fiction writer and journalist, was born in England on Sept 3, 1963. He was raised in rural Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto, Trinity College, with a degree in History. Gladwell was previously a business and science reporter for the Washington Post and is currently a staff writer with the New Yorker magazine. He is well-known for his many New York Times bestselling books: Blink, The Tipping Point, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath. His writing is often a product of sociology and psychology with implications for the social sciences and business. Gladwell became a successful public speaker after writing his bestselling books. In 2005,…    

Introduction
The Roseto Mystery "These people were dying of old age. That's it."
Opportunity
The Matthew Effect "For unto everyone that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance. But from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath." - Matthew 25:29
The 10,000-Hour Rule "In Hamburg, we had to play for eight hours."
The Trouble with Geniuses, Part 1 "Knowledge of a boy's IQ is of little help if you are faced with a formful of clever boys."
The Trouble with Geniuses, Part 2 "After protracted negotiations, it was agreed that Robert would be put on probation,"
The Three Lessons of Joe Flom "Mary got a quarter."
Legacy
Harlan, Kentucky "Die like a man, like your brother did!"
The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes "Captain, the weather radar has helped us a lot."
Rice Paddies and Math Tests "No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year fails to make his family rich."
Marita's Bargain "All my friends now are from KIPP."
Epilogue
A Jamaican Story "If a progeny of young colored children is brought forth, these are emancipated."
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index
Reading Group Guide