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Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.

Authors: Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
Call number: 302 GLA
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Publication date: 2008.
Subject: Successful people.
Success.
Online: Contributor biographical information
Publisher description
Title: Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: ix, 309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents note: The Roseto mystery -- The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29) -- The 10,000 hour rule (Hamburg) -- The trouble with geniuses & IQ -- The three 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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-296) and index.
ISBN: 9780316017923
0316017922
9780316017930
LCCN: 2008032824
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1173251
Bib No.: 1173251

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